Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 10:21:16 +0200 From: "thomas springer" <thomas.springer@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: problems with umlauts in charset-files I fell over the same problem years ago, but i didn't bother to ask the mailinglist - maybe someone comes up with a solution. i'd like to point out at this stage that windows even supports special-chars like alt-255 as valid char - even when it gets cracked this will look like a simple "space". maybe it would be possible to generate a few more charset-files for different european languages or even a "all-256-asciis.chr" ?? tom On 3/28/06, Uwe Danz <uwe.danz@....net> wrote: > 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 > > -- > To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply > to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you. > > -- thomas.springer@...il.com [nach mir der synflood.]
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