[PATCH] ctrl_iface: Send an event when an inactive station is removed

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Oct 29 08:21:23 PDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 09:30:48AM +0200, Nicolas Cavallari wrote:
> Currently there is no events over the control interface when
> a station is removed due to inactivity.  With this patch, an
> "AP-INACTIVE-STA-DISCONNECTED"  event is sent when a station
> is removed.

Is there some reason for using a separate event for this particular case
of a STA getting disconnected? I would prefer to use the same message
for all possible ways of the connection having been lost.

> This doesn't break anything for existing applications which
> expect that an "AP-STA-DISCONNECTED" event mean an explicit
> disassociation from the client.

I don't think there should be any assumption on this event meaning that
the station was explicitly disassociated. It is just supposed to
indicate that the association was dropped.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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