[PATCHv2] hostapd: reload bss mac files on SIGUSR2

Baruch Siach baruch
Sun Jun 10 22:04:08 PDT 2012

Hi Antonio,

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 12:44:30AM +0200, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
> This patch allows the administrator to modify the provided MAC list for the
> BSS ACL mechanism at runtime. In the current implementation no runtime change
> is possible: if the MAC list is modified, hostapd has to be restart so
> disconnecting all the current clients.
> After manually modify the MAC files, the USR2 signal will make hostapd reload
> them and possibly disconnect new not allowed stations.

Is there a reason not to use ctrl_iface? It seems to me like a more natural 
interface than system global signal numbers.


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