Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 03:26:53 +0100 From: Michal Luczaj <regenrecht@...pl> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: DIGEST-MD5, dominosec optimization (was: IPB2, DIGEST-MD5, salted domino) Solar Designer wrote: > Thanks. I've placed these two in contrib/ and linked them from the > website, although I am not sure the DIGEST-MD5 one should be "announced" > like that since it can't be used without the source file being further > modified for the specific sniffed session. I know, I know. And I really don't mind removing link from website :) Your're right; JtR's main site shouldn't be hosting every, err, experiment. If someone need it, he'll find it... or write by himself. > Well, maybe you will provide a generic implementation later. ;-) Well, maybe I will ;) Really, I though that this *something* is so specific, that any generalization would be just a redundant overhead. > Why did you mention "salted domino" in the Subject, though? Because I was mentioning about salted domino patch optimization :> Little inconsistency as I was also referring to single/incremental discussion. > I mean, the algorithms and code used in unofficial patches > for John are not really optimized anyway. You can likely achieve much > greater speedups by optimizing the source code. I'd love to! Any hints? :) > Yes, I might be forced to introduce something like that eventually, but > not for that reason. "configure" scripts are not expected to guess gcc > optimization options; they accept CFLAGS from the environment. I see. So what for this ./configure-like thingie would be used? Michal
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