[PATCH] supplicant: Use ap_vendor_elements in probe and assoc requests.

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Sat Apr 2 08:23:37 PDT 2016

On 04/02/2016 03:25 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 08:25:09PM -0400, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
>> This lets user specify additional IEs for probe requests and
>> association requests.  This patch re-uses much of the existing
>> ap_vendor_elements support in wpa_supplicant.
> I could understand adding configuration option for additional IEs in
> Probe Request and Association Request frames, but I don't understand why
> this would reuse ap_vendor_elements which is both named and documented
> as applying to AP and P2P GO mode. That's just asking for problems since
> the existing parameter is already in use and the set of IEs in various
> management frames is different. Even the Probe Request and Association
> Request frame cases are so different, that it would likely make more
> sense to have separate parameters for each of those.

Ok, I'll make new config entries.  How does 'probe_ie' and 'assoc_ie'
sound for a names?


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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