[PATCH] Allow logging to specific file with -F option

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Dec 26 11:14:30 PST 2007

On Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 12:20:57PM +1000, Kel Modderman wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 December 2007 11:03:33 Dan Williams wrote:
> > Since there hadn't been any releases with the -f flag, any reason why
> > you added a new flag for the debug file rather than just using -f?  It
> > seems a bit overkill to have two options; you could make it so that if
> > you specify -f without the path it'll log to the default location but
> > you can override it if you like.

> Personally, I don't see the point in having the hardcoded fallback in /temp 
> (\\Temp), but maybe I missed something.

I merged the patches (and this argument-to-f-flag idea) together and did
some additional cleanup. The end result is that there is no default
location and I also removed the '-%d' template for a counter since it
was not really used in wpa_supplicant. In other words, there is now just
one command line option (-f) and that provides the full path for the
debug log. The file is opened in append mode, so it will not be cleared
automatically which was the previous behavior.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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