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Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 23:55:07 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: passwords with fixed position characters and numbers

On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 11:48:25AM +0200, Ronald Brakeboer wrote:
> External ouput on screen....I knew that would be slow....           3.000
> /s     //or so..gave up immediately :-) 
> External ouput (--stdout) on Guest Virtual Machine (Backtrack2): +-30.000...
> /s     //hmm...we're getting somewhere
> External Output (--stdout) on Win Vista (Hate it)
> +-30.000.... /s    // hm...something is not right
> External output on Livecd Backtrack2...
> +-30.000...../s    // Gotta read all the options again...  
> With option --stdout=8 > filename
> +-3.235.000...../s    ///Yeay!!! Really gotta donate this guy something

There should be no difference between plain --stdout and --stdout=8 in
this case.  It must be something else that resulted in the 100x
difference in performance.  Maybe you were not actually redirecting the
output to a file in other cases.

> About the script and to see I can follow what it does:
> To get an output of 0000aaaa (reversed output) I have to reverse a part of
> code into:

Yes, you got this right.


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