[RFC 1/2 RESEND] hostapd: add AFC client support

Lorenzo Bianconi lorenzo at kernel.org
Thu Feb 15 01:07:18 PST 2024

> On 13.02.24 12:15, Lorenzo Bianconi wrote:
> > Introduce Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) support for UNII-5 and
> > UNII-7 6GHz bands.
> > AFC is required for Standard Power Devices (SPDs) to determine a lists
> > of channels and EIRP/PSD powers that are available in the 6GHz spectrum.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo at kernel.org>
> For OpenWrt, the extra curl dependency would be a significant inconvenience.
> I would strongly prefer moving the AFC server communication outside of
> hostapd and into a separate utility, which communicates with hostapd via
> control socket.
> That way we could easily re-implement the http/json part with other
> components that are already part of the OpenWrt base system.
> - Felix

ack, fine. I will look into it.

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