Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2009 22:39:59 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: JTR 126.96.36.199 with patches V2 - dict limits. On Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 05:24:31PM +0100, websiteaccess wrote: > I use the great 188.8.131.52 with jim's patches (v2). > > With very large dictionary (from 2 up to 7 gigas) I get the following > error : > > ftell: Value too large to be stored in data type This is the expected behavior for a 32-bit build of JtR when a wordlist exceeds 2 GB in size. You need a 64-bit build for wordlists this large. This was addressed on this mailing list before, including in response to a message of yours (W.A.) - http://openwall.info/wiki/john/mailing-list-excerpts * On wordlists larger than 2 GB requiring a 64-bit build of JtR (2009/02/19) http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2009/02/19/3 * Mac OS X specific (2009/06/14) http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2009/06/14/6 * On enhancing JtR to support Large Files on 32-bit (2008/12/09) http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2008/12/09/2 Last time, you actually complained about not getting a "proper" error (like the one above), but getting improper progress reporting. Maybe something got fixed in Mac OS X since then. The behavior you're reporting now is more correct. Of course, there's room for improvement of JtR itself, but nothing has been done on this, so whatever was said in the old postings referenced above still applies. Alexander
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