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Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 22:33:19 +0200
From: Marek Wrzosek <>
Subject: Re: Bleeding jumbo now defaults to UTF-8

W dniu 01.06.2015 o 18:04, magnum pisze:
> 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.
> magnum
WOW, that was fast! Thanks, magnum!
Marek Wrzosek

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