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Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 21:11:04 +0200
From: "Frank Dittrich" <>
Subject: Re: trivial parallel processing (4 CPUs)

I wrote:

>$ cut --fields=2 --delimiter=":" pw_bigcrypt | cut --bytes=1-13 \
> > | grep -n "." >> bigcrypt.part1
  ^ just to avoid confusion: this is the continuation of the
command line, and it starts with the "pipe" character, |

>Splitting the part 1 and 2 does only make sense because it's much
>more likely that shorter "passwords" will have been used here
"here" means: in part 2 of the split passwords

>For incremental mode, you should combine these and then split
>based on the DES hash.

I wanted to say: "based on the DES salt".


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