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Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:13:34 +0800
From: Kai Zhao <>
Subject: Re: auditing our use of FMT_* flags (was: more robustness)

Hi Alexander,

On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 3:47 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> 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:

Should we commit this to jumbo ? Currently, tripcode of jumbo does not
set FMT_8_BIT.



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