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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:16:56 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Judy array

On 2015-09-15 19:33, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 08:28:18AM -0700, Fred Wang wrote:
>> This is *a* test.  It is "contrived" only so far as I chose a repeatable, fixed set of files.  The data was real, however, and is very representative of the types of files I process.
> I don't know what magnum meant, by I agreed it's "contrived" in the
> sense that for practical purposes a person wouldn't be cracking those
> same 2M easy passwords out of the 29M over and over, and they won't care
> much whether the first time they do it takes them 1 minute or 10 minutes
> (so they can as well do it without --fork even, if they're on a low RAM
> machine, and only use --fork once they're past the easiest passwords).

Something like that, yes - and I was focused on the pot sync aspect. I 
did not really mean the test is irrelevant or should be ignored. Sorry 
for the confusion or bad wording! I look forward to your implementation 
of Judy in JtR (be it PoC or complete) with great interest.


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