Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:21:43 -0700 From: RB <aoz.syn@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: JtR/OpenMP against Gawker passwords On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 18:27, Dan Tentler <dan@...nlabs.com> wrote: > But a question for SolarDesigner - does your roadmap for jtr define any > distributed capabilities? I suppose what I'm getting at is "are we stuck > with mpi"? MPI support has been trying to quietly die for some time; it's interesting, but is a poor enough solution that it's not something that Solar (or some of we several who worked on keeping it up) want to necessarily keep alive. That said, I think there is at least one individual on the list that's tried keeping it going recently, but I've not seen updates since Solar published the OpenMP code. The OpenMP solution is your distribution direction of the future. The more the OpenMP code gets developed, the less appealing the old MPI cruft should appear. RB
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