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Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 10:35:09 +0200
From: Simon Marechal <>
Subject: Re: working with many passwords [Was: working with large files]

Solar Designer a écrit :
> This is good stuff (for what it is).  I feel that the patch is misnamed,
> though.  By "large files", some people mean files larger than 2 GB on
> 32-bit systems, which would be another feature (for wordlists).  Maybe
> "large-passwd-files" would be it, although it's really "passwords per
> salt" that matter here.
> Also, let me use this opportunity to advertise these guidelines on how
> to make & submit patches for JtR:

Here is the patch properly generated, and renamed. I altered the LM hash 
so that it should play nice with it. It is however not recommended to 
use this blindly, because it will increase memory usage a lot and 
probably reduce performance on most workloads because of cache misses.


Download attachment "john-1.7.2-largepasswordset-1.diff.gz" of type "application/x-gzip" (1640 bytes)

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