[PATCH V2 00/23] P2P: support nl80211 P2P_DEVICE interface

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Jun 25 04:02:01 PDT 2013

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 11:07:47AM +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> This patch series adds support for the nl80211 P2P_DEVICE interface
> concept. It is based upon and including the 18 reworked patches from
> the devel branch. The code changes has been tested with one peer
> supporting P2P_DEVICE and one peer with a so-called dummy net device,
> ie. p2p0. Peers found each other using p2p_find and connection was
> established with p2p_connect using pbc method.
> Also ran the hwsim tests 'test_p2p_*.py' with some modifications,
> because P2P events are now sent to a different control interface.
> The series is based on master branch and applies on commit

Thanks. I applied patches 1..16 as a first step to avoid keeping these
open. Patch 17 that actually takes the new functionality into use breaks
things (at least with mac80211_hwsim), so I'm not yet convinced it can
be applied as-is. I guess we could add a workaround that disables this
by default with mac80211_hwsim (or all drivers) and a configuration
parameter to enable this since the P2P_DEVICE supported vs.
required/preferred is not currently advertised by the kernel (e.g., I
see no point in using this with mac80211_hwsim apart from testing

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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