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Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:04:07 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Bleeding jumbo now defaults to UTF-8

On 2015-06-01 16:47, magnum wrote:
> You can do a try-catch in Perl (actual command is 'eval' iirc).
> Pseudo-code:
> For each UTF-8 line of input {
>      skip any pure ASCII
>      try encoding to CP1234
>      if it worked, print it
> }
> Unless you need this a lot you shouldn't create new files (they only add
> a burden of maintenance). Just write this as a simple filter  where
> actual encoding would be a command-line option, and feed it to john
> Example:
> $ ./john -w:all.utf8.lst -rules:whatever hashfile
> $ <all.utf8.lst -t cp1234 | ./john -pipe -enc:cp1234
> -rules:whatever hashfile
> $ <all.utf8.lst -t cp1235 | ./john -pipe -enc:cp1235
> -rules:whatever hashfile
> ...
> Let me see if I can whip up an actual implementation of that filter in
> Perl. I'll be back.

Attached is a quick hack implementing this.


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