iwpriv and string argument

Pavel Roskin proski
Tue Sep 14 15:28:52 PDT 2004

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Lewis Adam-CAL022 wrote:

> This is more of a wireless extensions question, but I could not find a 
> mailing list dedicated to the topic.  If there is one, please point me 
> in that direction.

netdev at oss.sgi.com

> Is there a way to create a private extension (e.g. to be invoked by 
> iwpriv) that I can pass a string argument?  Looking in wirless.h, I see 
> types for byte, float, int, char, etc., but no char*.
> Anyway to pass a string to iwpriv?

I believe IW_PRIV_TYPE_CHAR is what you need.  Just set the argument 
number to the maximal length of the string.

Pavel Roskin

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