[PATCH] wpa_cli infinite loop

Kel Modderman kel
Wed Oct 29 01:53:27 PDT 2008

On Wednesday 29 October 2008 18:25:36 Graham Gower wrote:
> 2008/10/29 Kel Modderman <kel at otaku42.de>:
> > Have you tried using the -W (Wait for a control interface monitor before
> > starting.) wpa_supplicant command line option? It is needed to avoid
> > wpa_supplicant generating events before your action script process
> > is able to receive them.
> Ah. I may have missed it as it is not in the man page, only in the
> --help output.

Aha, it is documented in the 0.6.x branch, but yeah, a few litle details were
missing before.

> >
> > Also be aware the the -w option is removed from 0.6.X.
> Is this because the option fails to "wait for interface to be added"
> as advertised?

It didn't work very well, and most systems provide a better hotplugging agent
which can be used to the same effect.

Thanks, Kel.

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