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Date: Sat, 19 May 2012 08:07:48 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Performance Considerations of stdin

On 05/18/2012 07:25 PM, Brad Tilley wrote:
> Basically, I'm wondering if a word generation program that passed words
> into JTR via stdin would perform better than when JTR is doing both word
> mangling and hash generation, hash testing, etc all by itself.

The main reason that this setup works better willprobably be that the
generation program and john use different CPUs.


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