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Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 10:48:11 -0500
From: "JimF" <>
To: <>
Subject: Re: patch for new john format: phpass (also works for phpBBv3)

john- is released on

I released both a -2.diff and a -2upd.diff   The -2upd.diff is an upgrade 
if -1.diff had already been installed prior.

This version adds salt hash, binary hashes and sets the copyright data to be 
what was recommended.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Solar Designer" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 12:35 AM
Subject: Re: [john-users] patch for new john format: phpass (also works for 

> Jim,
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 12:08:57PM -0500, Jim wrote:
>> Here is a patch designed for john. with jumbo 5 installed.
> Thanks again for your contribution.  I've downloaded the patch from the
> tinyurl URL, renamed it adding the missing -REVISION portion (set it to
> "-1" for now), gzipped it, and placed it for FTP here:
> with a symlink from:
> I suggest that you:
> 1. Place your code in the public domain or license it properly as
> suggested at - a new wiki page
> I've just created. :-)  Right now, you claim copyright, but you don't
> specify any license.  One can assume that GNU GPLv2 would apply, if it
> applies to the rest of JtR, which you patch and statically-link your
> added file into, but I'd prefer an explicit statement.
> 2. Include a -REVISION in your patch file names from this point on, with
> the next free number being "-2".
> 3. Upload the patch to the wiki at
>> phpass hash uses $H$ while phpBB uses $P$.
> It's the other way around.
> Thanks again,
> Alexander

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