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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 06:08:53 -0500
From: Stephen John Smoogen <smooge@...il.com>
To: john-users <john-users@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: Hyperscan regex 42x the performance of pcre

On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 at 06:04, Jason Ellison <infotek@...il.com> wrote:
>
> List,
>
>   After reading performance comparisons of various regex engines... hscan
> performs 42 times faster than pcre.  I'm curious as to possible performance
> benefits of including Hyperscan into john.
>
> https://rust-leipzig.github.io/regex/2017/03/28/comparison-of-regex-engines/
>
> https://www.hyperscan.io/
> https://github.com/intel/hyperscan
>
>

Is John sitting a long time in pcre? I mean if you are spending 80
seconds making hashes and 1 second to regex and you cut it down to 0.1
second.. does it help any?


> Regards,
>
> Jason Ellison



-- 
Stephen J Smoogen.

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