Roaming to same BSSID as currently associated behaviour.

Ben Greear greearb
Sun Nov 17 19:11:16 PST 2013

On 11/17/2013 02:05 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 09:01:45PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>> When wpa_cli asks to roam to a BSSID, if the station is currently
>> associated with that BSSID it disconnects, scans, and re-associates.
>> Should it perhaps instead just do nothing if it is already associated
>> to the BSSID that was requested in the roam command?
> The roam command is for testing purposes only and I don't see why this
> would need to be modified. If you do not want to trigger that operation,
> don't issue the command..

Ok, that sounds fine, and seems to function well in practice.

But, what is the preferred method of roaming if the roam command is
just for testing purposes?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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