Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:05:32 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: plaintext truncation On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 09:02:12PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: > On 08/13/2015 08:57 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > > On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 09:09:06PM +0300, Solar Designer wrote: > >> To implement this, we probably need to introduce a new format flag. > >> Should we call it FMT_TRUNC? And what should it mean - target system's > >> truncation or JtR's truncation at a length below the target system's? > > > > OK, I think it should be FMT_TRUNC and it should mean the target > > system's truncation, which JtR will replicate (like it does now). > > But some target systems will truncate or limit the length in > characters, not bytes. Yes, but we already have this problem. Do you want us to try to come up with a solution for both problems at once? Alexander
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