Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:15:27 +0100 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: How to force John to count duplicate guesses? On 2015-01-07 21:51, Rafael Veras wrote: > By the end of the experiment a get the following status line: > > 1956366g *7942070363p* 0:00:21:18 1530g/s 6214Kp/s 6214Kc/s 25268GC/s > lyngemita..LynGemItA > > In bold is the number of password candidates tried. I expected to see > 8000000000 there. > > After some toy experiments, I realized John might not be counting > candidates that were already tried. > > From the status lines, I generate a graph with the performance of guessing > methods. Not counting duplicates artificially boosts the performance of > this particular guessing method, in terms of hits/guesses. > > So is it possible to easily alter this behavior, either in john.conf or in > the source code?! Even without the --dupe-suppression option, *consecutive* dupes are suppressed and there is no option to turn that off. You can probably hack that away fairly easy - can you build John yourself? The exaxt fix depends on your exact command line (-pipe, -stdin or pure -wordlist, and whether you use rules or not). magnum
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