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Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 22:47:38 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: auditing our use of FMT_* flags (was: more robustness)

Kai, magnum -

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 10:34:31PM +0300, Solar Designer wrote:
> If FMT_8_BIT means that the 8th bit sometimes matters, even if rarely
> and even if behavior may vary across systems (so JtR's attempts to crack
> such passwords would not necessarily match the target system's behavior
> and thus might not help), then we should set it, with a comment on why.

I've just committed a fix like that:;r2=1.20



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