Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 04:28:01 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: BENCHMARK_LENGTH bugs On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 09:16:00AM +0800, Kai Zhao wrote: > I think I misunderstood the "slow" which I thought it was the formats > whose real speed was small. As magnum said, the "slow" means > the speedup from "Only one salt" to "Many salts" is less than 1-2%. No, you understood "slow" correctly, but as we've seen not every slow format has small difference between "Only one salt" and "Many salts". > But there are many formats whose benchmark_length is '-1', and they > only have "Raw" speed. How to judge whether these formats are slow? You may temporarily set their benchmark_length to 0 and see, or better yet your --test-full code may effectively do that without changing anything in the format params. Alexander
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