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Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:00:06 +0100
From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: How does incremental mode works?

On 11/19/2012 11:52 PM, Richard Miles wrote:
> If it's expected I believe that there is no special trick in merging dict
> files for Markov, the best approach should be run multiple sessions with
> different stats files, right? Or am I doing something wrong?

It is expected, and I believe it is much better to run twice as much
passwords with the same stats file than running two stats files. The
reason is that there will be a lot of overlap when doing two runs.

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