[PATCH 18/19] P2PS: add a wildcard with other advertised service info

Jouni Malinen j
Thu Jun 18 04:54:08 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 02:01:08PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 11:43:48AM +0300, Ilan Peer wrote:
> > Quoting WFDS spec: "If multiple Service Hash values are included in the
> > Probe Request frame the ASP shall find a match for each Service Hash,
> > and it shall send a Probe Response frame with the information listed for
> > all matched Service Hashes." This patch changes a handling of a wildcard
> > hash matching by adding a wildcard 'org.wi-fi.wfds' info together with other
> > hash matches.
> Could you please clarify what kind of use case would use both the
> wildcard hash and a specific hash in a single request? How is that
> different from including just the wildcard hash? Would it be better to
> provide all services (if there is enough room in the frame) as a
> response if wildcard hash is included in the request?

Actually, never mind this. There has clearly been some confusion in this
area related to "wildcard hash" (which does not really seem to be a
wildcard, but something quite different and this really needs to be
renamed and commented better). It looks like it will be simplest to
apply these patches first and then fix the remaining issues separately.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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