Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:50:31 -0800 From: Dan Tentler <dan@...nlabs.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Do the precompiled binaries for windows support CUDA? Another question: Does the OSX code branch support cuda at all? I fetched 1.7.9 with all the patches and it outwardly appears 'no', but I wanted to ask to be certain. -Dan On 2/23/12 5:05 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 04:28:11PM -0800, Dan Tentler wrote: >> I'm just curious if the precompiled windows downloadables support CUDA >> or not.. > They don't. > >> I have a windows box with a gtx580 in it and I'd like to make use of >> it when it's not gaming. > This may be tricky to do with JtR currently. As far as I'm aware, the > current CUDA and OpenCL patches for JtR were tested almost exclusively > on Linux systems so far, with a little bit of testing on Mac OS X. > Windows is almost untested. You're welcome to try, though (add a proper > make target yourself and build from source if you're brave enough). > > The good news, though, is that we're working on merging the CUDA and > OpenCL patches into the next -jumbo source tree (in fact, it's been > mostly done, just not released yet), so I guess more people will try to > make builds of this stuff for more systems once we release it. > Personally, I have no immediate plans to make a GPU-enabled Windows > build, though - maybe someone else will (try to) do that. Your demand > for this matters to us. > > Alexander
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