[PATCH 7/8] GAS: End remain-on-channel due to delayed GAS comeback request

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Fri Dec 18 12:33:57 PST 2015

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 12:56:08PM +0200, Ilan Peer wrote:
> During the sequence of exchanging GAS frames with the AP, the AP can
> request to comeback in X amount of time and resend the GAS request.
> Currently the wpa_supplicant does not initiate the termination of the
> remain-on-channel session, but rather waits until the requested comeback
> delay has expired, and then tries to send the GAS frame (potentially
> to save the time that is required to schedule a new remain on channel
> flow).
> This might cause unnecessary idle time (can be close to 1000 ms) in which the
> device might be off-channel. Ending the current remain-on-channel session and
> then rescheduling makes better usage of the time in this case.
> End remain-on-channel session due to receiving a delayed GAS comeback request
> from the AP.

Thanks, applied.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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