[PATCH] hostapd: output ignore_broadcast_ssid when using STATUS

Antonio Prcela antonio.prcela at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 03:15:18 PST 2023

Ok. Basically create a hostapd/config.c with 'hostapd_config_get_value()',
like it is in wpa_supplicant/config.c with 'wpa_config_get_value()',
to get all the available config paramters that are in hostapd.conf?

And call that new 'hostapd_config_get_value()' within 'hostapd_ctrl_iface_get()'?


On 24. 11. 2023. 18:32, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2023 at 10:01:15AM +0100, Antonio Prcela wrote:
>> Adding the ignore_broadcast_ssid config parameter to the STATUS output to determine
>> the current ignore_broadcast_ssid config of an hostapd access-point.
>> Currently neither STATUS, GET ignore_broadcast_ssid, nor GET_CONFIG output it.
>> Useful if the hostapd access point has been created with wpa_ctrl_request()
>> without using a *.conf file, for example hostapd.conf.
> I'm not sure I really understand the use case here, but regardless, this
> should not be added to STATUS. If there is some reasonable use cases
> where external components need to look at the values they have set
> themselves (sounds a bit strange..) or some other external component has
> set (a bit more reasonable use case, I guess), the GET command would be
> the one to extend.

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