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Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 15:10:05 -0700
From: Alen Williams <>
Subject: Re: trivial parallel processing (4 CPUs)

On Wed, 2005-24-08 at 23:43 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> No.  Unfortunately, all John the Ripper hacks for parallel processing
> that I am aware of result in a far less optimal order in which
> candidate
> passwords are tried.  They also tend to be unreliable.

Hmmm, as I'm in the middle of writing one of those hacks, how should
that be tackled?

Right now the candidates in my hack are presented in the same order as
dJohn. How should I improve that?


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