Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 16:19:53 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: using --fork for the first time On Tue, Dec 08, 2015 at 07:34:04AM +0100, Patrick Proniewski wrote: > I find that I've got a lot of duplicates in john.pot: > > $ wc -l john.pot > 1254 john.pot > > $ sort -u john.pot | wc -l > 979 > > Is that to be expected? Digging into john.pot shows that most dupes are probably cracked during 'single'. Like Marek said, yes - it is normal to have some dupes with "--fork", except with cracking modes that are not supposed to ever produce any duplicate candidate passwords (e.g., incremental and mask should not). To see the cracked passwords without dupes, use "--show". Alexander
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