Problem with BSS properties

Marcel Holtmann marcel
Sat Dec 26 13:11:13 PST 2009

Hi Jouni,

> > The downside is that we would send signals for every BSS result now, but
> > in the end we would be doing that anyway to some level since the signal
> > strength is changing almost on every scan. The few BSS results where it
> > stays the same can be probably ignored.
> It might be useful to have different signal for signal level changes and
> allow clients to decide whether they want to track changes in the Beacon
> or Probe Response frame payload or also signal levels.

with D-Bus signals it is not like with Windows. You don't subscribe for
them. You set the right filter to either receive or not. wpa_supplicant
should send them all the time if something changed. The D-Bus daemon
takes care of the broadcasting.



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