[RFC-PATCH 1/2] wpa_supplicant: add new config params to be used with the ibss join command
Wed Jun 6 06:11:30 PDT 2012
On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 02:56:32PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Does the multicast rate really need to be set in wpa_supplicant? If
> someone needs that special configuration, I would assume that iw can be
> used after the IBSS has been enabled.
That's the problem. nl80211 doesn't provide any way to modify such params after
the ibss has been established.
> By the way, you cannot include drivers/nl80211_copy.h into
> wpa_supplicant/config_ssid.h since config_ssid.h needs to remain
> independent of the driver interface.
> I would suggest reordering the patches in a way that you add the
> parameters one by one and include all the related changes
> (driver_nl80211.c, core changes, wpa_supplicant.conf documentation) in
> each patch. While I don't really in general like the non-compliant IBSS
> operations, this would make it somewhat more likely that you can
> convince me to take the fixed_freq and beacon_int (please rename that to
> beacon_int to match with hostapd and also use it for AP mode
> configuration instead of just IBSS).
ok, will do! :)
Thanks a lot,
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