[PATCH v5 15/25] wpa_cli: handle IFNAME correctly for global iface

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Mar 7 00:59:46 PST 2016

On Sun, Mar 06, 2016 at 12:00:50PM +0100, Janusz Dziedzic wrote:
> On 5 March 2016 at 15:33, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 10:20:31AM +0100, Janusz Dziedzic wrote:
> >> In case we are using wpa_cli to connect global UDP
> >> interface, before we have "UNKNOWN COMMAND\n" string
> >> as ifname. Change this to "unknown".
> >
> > Why would "unknown" be any better than "UNKNOWN COMMAND\n"? "unknown"
> > would be a valid name of an interface. If we want to changes "UNKNOWN
> > COMMAND\n" to something, that something better be something that can be
> > clearly identified as not being a network interface.
> >
> No idea here, added this because of "cosmetic" purpose. So, maybe skip
> this one or just remove "\n"?

Why would "\n" be removed? I don't really understand what is the point
of this change in the first place. What is this needed for?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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