Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:26:09 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Incremental mode progress and ETA On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 05:12:45AM +0100, magnum wrote: > On 02/23/2011 01:11 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > >The problem here is that you have to store that counter in .rec, which > >is a change of the file format. I am going to make such a change anyway > >(need that counter for other reporting to be added anyway), but along > >with reworking the incremental mode, not on its own. > > Great, is that planned soon, like in 1.7.7 or more like in some distant > future? This is not planned for 1.7.7 specifically, which I currently intend to be a "stable" release, but it is planned to be done before the KoreLogic contest in the summer. > >No, that's not the reason. The real reason/excuse is in the FAQ. > > Yes... what year did you write that? ;-) While your argument is true > for -inc:all, I can easily run -inc:alpha or even -inc:alnum to > completion against many types of hashes if there aren't too many salts. > Especially using OMP or MPI. I agree with you that the reason turned into an excuse. Alexander
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