Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 03:29:49 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Contribute with GRID Computing On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 09:08:08AM +0100, Pablo Fernandez wrote: > I want to dive myself in the clustering programming world. I have always > thought John the Ripper would be a perfect application for clustering, and I > was wondering how to contribute this way. So, > > Is there any grid project open in John? Do I just take the source code myself > and work on it, or the development is centralized somehow? There's no "official" project like that. People try this stuff out, sometimes develop a working patch, then abandon it (usually within a month). To be honest, I expect that your effort will be similar in that respect. ;-) I agree with Nick's advice - you should search the archives of this mailing list. Here are a couple of good search queries: http://search.gmane.org/?query=mpi&group=gmane.comp.security.openwall.john.user http://search.gmane.org/?query=parallel&group=gmane.comp.security.openwall.john.user Also, there are 5 different JtR/MPI hacks in this FTP directory: ftp://ftp.openwall.com/pub/projects/john/contrib/mpi/ I suggest that you start with the README. -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: 5B341F15 fp: B3FB 63F4 D7A3 BCCC 6F6E FC55 A2FC 027C 5B34 1F15 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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