[PATCH] check for driver SME support when selecting FT suites

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Apr 15 15:37:44 PDT 2019

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 05:21:39PM -0800, Matthew Wang wrote:
> Fast BSS Transition (802.11r) cannot be performed without driver support for
> Station Management Entity (SME). However, wpa_supplicant will select FT suites
> (FT-PSK and FT-EAP) even when the driver does not support it. This change has
> wpa_supplicant select the FT suites only if the driver supports SME.
> ---

Could you please read the top level CONTRIBUTIONS file (*) and provide a 
Signed-off-by: line for the commit message so that I can consider
applying this?

(*) http://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/plain/CONTRIBUTIONS

That said, I'd also like to understand how this has been tested with
drivers that do not use wpa_supplicant for SME, but that do support FT.
There are such drivers especially in number of Android devices and I'd
rather not break those use cases..

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