Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:18:24 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Re: restore difficult zip password On 2015-07-22 00:47, magnum wrote: > ... I realized THAT is the problem! Since his file was called > .gz even though it wasn't gzipped, his pkzip format was fooled into > looking for a known plaintext (a gz file magic) that wasn't there - > voila, false negative. > > @JimF, I think we should ditch all use of file magic (or make non > default) now that we have the excellent Huffman checks. Fixed now. File-magic known-plain is never used unless asked for. The speed regression in this very case was a mere percent on my laptop even though the file was pretty large. magnum
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