Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 05:53:59 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: John the Ripper 1.7.8-jumbo-7 On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 07:36:28PM -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote: > Ah so I guess I have been running up against CHARSET_MIN/MAX in my > previous tests. In the integer based calculations, I think that if > one wanted to make larger lengths, you needed to minimize the > charsets. Right. > Which if I remember correctly to say make it from 32->126 to > 32->255 the length would need to decrease by an amount to keep it from > overflowing (length 5 off the top of my head.) No, you could keep it at 8, and only decrease CHARSET_SCALE from 0x100 to 0x10 (lower fixed-point precision): http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2008/03/17/1 Alexander
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