About peer properties and IEs

Reinette Chatre reinette.chatre
Wed Feb 1 11:06:59 PST 2012

Hi Fl?vio,

On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 16:29 -0200, flavio.ceolin at profusion.mobi wrote:
> The method to get all peer properties on dbus is not
> working because of the function to get the peer_ies is
> not implemented. About this, I've a couple of questions.
> First: It's really necessary (I mean, the peer's IEs) ?
> Second: For what/when it's used ?

We have a patch that completes this implementation and should be sent to
this list soon. The IEs property will return the IEs received from the
peer in its probe responses. This becomes useful when supporting other
protocols that make use of P2P, for example WiFi Display.


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