Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 09:26:18 +0200 (MEST) From: "Uwe Danz" <uwe.danz@....net> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: problems with umlauts in charset-files Hi list, I tried to generare my own char set: german.chr But it was not possible to add umlauts to this file. john@...ux:~/john-126.96.36.199/run> cat john.pot :abcäöü :abcß :dddd dddd john@...ux:~/john-188.8.131.52/run> ./john --make-charset=german.chr Loaded 1 plaintext Generating char sets... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DONE Generating cracking order... DONE Successfully written char set file: german.chr (2 characters) But it seems that umlauts and a special german "s" can not be part of the *.chr file. And much worse - lines with valid passwords and containing special characters (e.g. umlauts) will be completely ignored. (in my example only the last line was parsed) I found some hints about umlauts only in the john.conf file: > This defines the keyboard layout, by default for a QWERTY keyboard. > Please note that the sizes of m and mc arrays assume 7-bit > characters and will need to be doubled for 8-bit characters such as > umlauts. Who can give me some hints? How can I add 8-bit characters in a *.chr file? Regards, Uwe. -- "The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none" Thomas Carlyle Please use PGP - my PGP-key-ID: 0x0FD36935 (2048 Bit) PGP-fingerprint: C9A6 0E4A 9EC5 FF24 4FF8 6BE5 1E02 1C74 key-server: http://the.earth.li/pgp_lookup.html Echte DSL-Flatrate dauerhaft für 0,- Euro*! "Feel free" mit GMX DSL! http://www.gmx.net/de/go/dsl
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