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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:59:06 +0300
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: "struct db_password" allocation

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 11:04:54PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> It's main use (or at least the reason Jim implemented it) is to get 
> BSSID printed/logged when cracking WPA-PSK. In that case, the ESSID is 
> the "login" and sometimes there are many same ESSID so we need to see 
> the BSSID as well (but we do not want it used by Single mode so it can't 
> be included in login). There might be other uses too. I'll look into 
> that double string idea!

Oh, I didn't realize this is controlled with ShowUIDinCracks, and is
disabled by default.  If so, we should simply make the allocation for
the uid pointer conditional upon that setting.  And no need for the
double string then.

Alexander

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