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Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 19:29:31 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Running output ETA?

On 2017-05-05 21:47, B B wrote:
> I am using John-1.8.0-jumbo to crack an Apple sparse bundle hash. I have created a custom.chr file from a fake John.pot file and have a mask that is very defined on the command line. (—inc=Custom)
> However, all previous attempts I have made give an ETA while this latest does not. How is the ETA determined, or more to the point is no ETA meaningful as in “forever” or just not included because of my customization?

For incremental mode, no ETA probably means the ETA is in tens of years. 
I can't recall if there's a max relative time, or if we simply stop 
reporting it beyond the old "32-bit limit" of January 2038. Regardless, 
you probably want to revise your attack or give up.


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