EAP-Fail processing

Chuck Tuffli CTuffli
Wed Sep 3 08:49:27 PDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 5:03 AM
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: EAP-Fail processing
> It should move to FAILURE state on EAP-Failure, but only if 
> the EAP method allows this (i.e., methodState != METHOD_CONT 
> and decision != DECISION_UNCOND_SUCC). I would guess that the 
> method did not set methodState to METHOD_MAY_CONT (if it is 
> unclear whether EAP server could still continue the method) 
> or METHOD_DONE (if it is clear that the next message from 
> server is either EAP-Success or EAP-Failure).

Oops, my bad. I had missed that nuance between continue and may
continue. Making that change in the WPS code cleared up the issue
without needing the code change I mentioned yesterday. Thanks for the


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