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Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 16:51:47 +0100
From: "" <>
Subject: Re: Is JTR 1.7.5 able to swap words in wordlist

On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 17:49:44 +0300, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 10:29:38AM +0100, wrote:
>>  Is JTR 1.7.5 now able to swap 2 words ?
> Yes, it is.
>> (question already posted some days ago).
> It was more appropriate for you to post a follow-up to the same thread.
> That would work better for those browsing archives of the list.  Now I
> have to link to the other thread manually:
>> If yes, what is the syntax,
> You can use any one of these rules:
> /  ^  Xpz0 \[ 'l
> /  xpz \[ $  X0pz 'l
> /  'p ^  va01 vapa Xaz0
> They use the "p" numeric variable added in 1.7.5.
>> the doc 
>> ( is not very clear about 
>> that.
> doc/RULES focuses on documenting the available features one by one.
> With few exceptions, it does not provide examples.  For most features,
> you can find the examples in the default john.conf, which doc/RULES
> refers to.
> There's no example for swapping two words, though - neither in doc/RULES,
> nor in the default john.conf.  I could introduce a rule like that into
> one of the default rulesets, but it wouldn't be needed for "single crack"
> mode (because it uses its own word pair rules, and JtR itself contains
> code to try the words in either order) and it would cause JtR to "freeze"
> for a while with most wordlists (those that do not actually contain a
> lot of lines with space characters on them).
> For now, I've just provided the examples in these message.  Maybe I'll
> find a better place for them at a later time.  Maybe we need a wiki page
> with rule examples.  You're welcome to create one.
> Alexander

all rule (one by one) :
 /  ^  Xpz0 \[ 'l
 /  xpz \[ $  X0pz 'l
 /  'p ^  va01 vapa Xaz0

 give me :  
Loaded 1821739 password hashes with no different salts (Raw MD5 
[raw-md5 64x1])
Invalid rule in ./john.conf at line 270: Invalid position code
iMac-de-xxx-xx:run xxxxx$ 



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