Has anyone noticed the supplicant as a service hangs as "Stopping" when asked to "Stop"

George S. Lockwood gslockwood
Sat Oct 14 19:33:27 PDT 2006

Thanks Jouni,

I've implemented your changes and they seem to work.  I'm surprised
you did not see the same hang as I, but your changes work for what I
was seeing as well!



On 10/14/06, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 03:59:28PM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> > This appears to happen to the binary downloaded service ONLY when the a cli
> > app never connects to the service to make requests.  If you use the service
> > to perform request commands a  subsequent "Stop" will shutdown the service
> > properly.
> I was only able to reproduce this if I started the service without any
> network adapters. In this case, the stop process was indeed hanging
> indefinitely. However, this was not caused by the area of code you
> proposed to be modified. The problem here was that eloop_terminate()
> call did not the event loop immediately; it did it only after an event
> is signaled after eloop_terminate() gets called. In the case of no
> interfaces, the only possible event was a request through the
> ctrl_iface.
> I changed eloop_win.c to make eloop_terminate() set an event to force
> the process to terminate immediately. This allowed me to stop the
> service even in the case where no interfaces are configured.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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