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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:13:42 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: "struct db_password" allocation

On 2015-09-17 23:59, Solar Designer wrote:
> 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.

I don't quite get those allocs, could you fix that please?

Meanwhile I committed your patch, and another patch that changes some of 
the mem buffer / --save-mem logic in wordlist mode.

magnum

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