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Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:45:28 -0700
From: Stephen John Smoogen <smooge@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Can I use the same .pot file for multiple cracking
 sessions without overwrite or erase data?

On 19 November 2012 15:36, Richard Miles <richard.k.miles@...glemail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a very basic question, can I use the same .pot file to store cracked
> password for multiple cracking sessions without overwrite or erase data?
>
> I would like to start for example 2 different john process and once they
> finish I would like to start another new one, but always using the same
> .pot file...

They do not overwrite each other.. but if your two processes find the
same password.. you will end up with duplicates in the pot file.

> Thanks.



-- 
Stephen J Smoogen.
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