[PATCH V2 21/23] nl80211: verify P2P-GO/CLIENT address with all interface addresses

Arend van Spriel arend
Tue Jul 2 07:11:19 PDT 2013

On 07/02/2013 03:56 PM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 15:46 +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>> An earlier thread  seemed to already imply that some people may believe
>>> that this new dedicated P2P_DEVICE is needed for some concurrent P2P
>>> operations which is simply not the case; it just adds another option for
>>> internal driver/firmware/hardware design which should not add or remove
>>> any functionality and the only externally observable difference should
>>> be in MAC addresses potentially being different (but even those could be
>>> assigned using the same style between P2P_DEVICE and p2p-mgmt-netdev).
>> The last sentence is confusing to me. To me the P2P_DEVICE is a
>> replacing solution to the p2p-mgmt-netdev, right?
> That was never needed either though -- you can do P2P management on
> wlan0 (i.e. the BSS client netdev)

You mean to say there is no real usage scenario for the P2P Device 

Gr. AvS

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