How to handle multiple SSIDs with the same BSS

Marcel Holtmann marcel
Tue Dec 29 04:12:03 PST 2009

Hi Jouni,

> > > Actually, now that I added a preliminary implementation of BSS table
> > > management into wpa_supplicant, I do have a unique identifier (unsigned
> > > int) for each BSS. In other words, there should be no need to
> > > concatenate BSSID and SSID in hex here and we could just use that new
> > > identifier and make D-Bus code use the BSS table as the source of the
> > > information.
> > 
> > sounds great. This should make things work smoothly soon.
> I converted the new D-Bus API to use the BSS table instead of scan
> results. This will hopefully resolve the multi-SSID issue you mentioned
> earlier. I did only minimal testing with the script and
> d-feet, so please let me know if I missed something in the changes.

there is a memory leak somewhere. I have been pondering the D-Bus
interface for two days now. And at some point my laptop with 3GB RAM
went into serious swapping mode. Killing wpa_supplicant from the console
brought it back to life. I haven't had time to track this down yet.



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