[PATCHv2] hostapd: reload bss mac files on SIGUSR2

Antonio Quartulli ordex
Wed Jun 13 02:15:23 PDT 2012


On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:13:57AM +0200, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
> > Once you have ctrl_iface in place, using it to reload a specific part of your 
> > configuration should make for a better interface consistency, IMHO. Especially 
> > so since ctrl_iface now supports SET/GET of arbitrary configuration 
> > parameters.  One advantage of ctrl_iface is that it can report failure (e.g.  
> > file not found, parsing failure) to the ctrl_iface client.
> Well, that's true. But here I do not want to change any params, but I just want
> to ask hostapd to re-read the files that it has read at startup. Moreover this
> should probably be doable even if the ctrl_iface has not been activated.
> Anyway, I'll think about that. Thank you for your feedback!

Well, in the end I think it could be ok to use SIGUSR2..If the others agree I
would leave it as is.

Jouni? what do you think about it?

Thank you

Antonio Quartulli

..each of us alone is worth nothing..
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
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