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Re: ITP: crack

On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 03:04:07PM +0100, Andreas Voegele wrote:
> Pawel Wiecek writes:

> > I'd like to package CRACK, the well know password security checker.
> > It has a nice licence, derived from Artistic and is no doubt a
> > useful tool for an administrator.

> Have you looked at the package john?  AFAIK john can do anything crack
> can do.

john is a single process cracker - it can't distribute the load over
multiple CPUs and multiple machines.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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