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Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2018 17:46:58 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Workaround for crash?

On 2018-10-05 11:31, Jeroen wrote:
> Jeroen wrote:
>> Running in single mode using a specific hash type, john crashes. I've
>> submitted an issue to GIT. For now I'm looking for a workaround.

I've been looking into that GitHub issue but haven't found the bug yet 
(I can reproduce it though).

>> Crashing command: ./john --single hashfile, where hashfile =
>> email:hash$salt.
>> If I run: cut -f1 -d: hashfile > tmp; ./john --rules:single --wordlist=tmp
>> --stdout; ./john hashfile --wordlist=tmp, will I get the same results?
> I mean:
> cut -f1 -d: hashfile > tmp
> ./john --rules:single --wordlist=tmp --stdout > dict
> ./john hashfile --wordlist=dict

Unfortunately it wont be the same (most importantly it will run 3.5 
million times slower given you have that many salts). There's really no 
way to emulate single mode.


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