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[bug#32332] Acknowledgement ([PATCH 1/4] gnu: Add hashcat.)

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: [bug#32332] Acknowledgement ([PATCH 1/4] gnu: Add hashcat.)
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:59:59 -0400
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 12:22:05PM +0200, Pierre Neidhardt wrote:
> I've packaged hashcat, hashcat-utils and hcxtools.
> I don't have access to OpenCL-compatible hardware at the moment, so I
> can't really test hashcat.  Anyone?
> Also I'm not so sure about hashcat-utils and hcxtools: the code quality
> seems rather low at first glance.
> hashcat-utils seems to be necessary, e.g. to convert pcap files to the
> hccapx format used by hashcat.
> aircrack-ng can used in stead of hcxtools.  See
> While the hashcat community recommends hcxtools, I am under the
> impression that aircrack-ng is a much more polished tool suite.
> What do you think?

I think it's up to your judgement. We package software with a wide
variety of quality. Unless there are known exploitable bugs in these
packages, I think we should go ahead and add the packages.

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