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Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:01:24 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: format-all-details -> Max. password length in bytes

On 01/11/2016 02:35 PM, wrote:
> However, I do remember that incremental is limited to 8 char. at compile time.

That's not longer true. Recent versions have a max. length limit of 24 
bytes (compile time limit).
I think I'll commit a change which mentions this limit in the
$ ./john --list=build-info

Default max. length is 13, see john.conf:
File = $JOHN/ascii.chr
MinLen = 0
MaxLen = 13
CharCount = 95


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