[PATCH 00/20] wpa_s: p2p: support nl80211 P2P_DEVICE interface

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Jun 30 14:46:22 PDT 2013

On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 11:09:06PM +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> Ok. I put p2p_mgmt flag in wpa_supplicant struct, which could be
> used to skip creating a control interface for it if it is preferred
> to keep the behaviour the same. I forgot to mention, but there may
> be more stuff that is not really needed for this type of interface
> (eg. eapol related stuff) that I left as is.

I removed the p2p-dev control interface now since it would require all
programs that manage P2P operations through a wpa_supplicant control
interface to be aware of the dedicated P2P_DEVICE design in nl80211..
That is not really ideal and it is better to get rid of this now before
someone tries to use the new control interface.. Instead, the global
control interface should be used for P2P operations since it provides
consistent behavior regardless of what underlying design is used.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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