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Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 17:18:28 +0000 (UTC)
From:  helleye <jameskond@...mail.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject:  Re: question about charsets

Solar Designer <solar@...> writes:

> 
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 04:25:30PM +0000, helleye wrote:
> > looked in the source
> > saw 3d table , guess it is for the 3 last chars , then u decalre an array 
of 
> > that for the next char , but didnt see a different one for each position?
> 
> No, you've got it wrong.
> 
> The chars[] array declared in inc.c: do_incremental_crack() is indexed
> with the position, and the lookup result is a pointer to a 3D array,
> which is in turn indexed with 2 preceding character values (ASCII codes
> minus CHARSET_MIN) and the index (not directly related to ASCII code)
> for the character to be tried.  The final lookup result is the ASCII
> code for that character.
> 

thanks , disregard please post 1523 :)
if i write a lil prog to output to -stdout words based on inc mode depth 3
(sensitive to position and word length)
you think it will improve chances to hit passwords?

thanks





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