[PATCH 2/2] dbus: Add a Country global property
Fri Dec 10 11:13:00 PST 2010
On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 12:46:37PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-12-09 at 12:06 +0100, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> > Hi Johannes,
> > On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 10:35:04AM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2010-12-09 at 00:57 +0100, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> > > > This read-write property allows to pass an ISO 3166-1 alpha2 string to the
> > > > cfg80211 layer, through D-Bus.
> > >
> > > Shouldn't you also hook this up to the AP code's beacon IE? Or is that
> > > handled differently?
> > I think we should let the kernel regulatory code decide on which regulatory
> > domain to eventually use, be it for building beacons or not.
> > This codes only sends a user regulatory hint. If that conflicts with an EEPROM
> > based setting or (in the STA case) with a connected AP country IE, the kernel
> > cfg80211 layer should decide which one to pick (if the intersection is empty,
> > I suppose).
> But hostapd is still responsible for putting it into the beacon, and I
> believe there's some code for that already?
As discussed on IRC, there already is an hostapd set_country hook, yes.
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