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Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 21:29:19 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Performance Considerations of stdin

On 05/18/2012 08:31 PM, jfoug wrote:
> I would love to hear any speed comparisons between 
> john -rules:xxx -memory=9999999 -w=input.dat
> and 
> word_gen input.dat | john --stdin
> where the --rules:xxx (or externs, etc) and word_gen were 'comparable', when
> run on other OS's.

Just for the record, you could as well use the (poorly documented)
-memory=0 for this. It will buffer the whole file no matter how large it is.


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