ssid with double space not stored correctly

Erich Titl erich.titl at
Wed Dec 13 07:37:31 PST 2017

Hi David

Am 13.12.2017 um 14:53 schrieb David Poole:
> Embedded spaces is only the tip of the iceberg. I have a set of evil
> test SSIDs I use. The 802.11 spec just says "32 chars" and is very
> unspecific about what a "char" consists of. We've found lots of weird
> corner cases in applications, drivers, when hitting corner cases (like
> exactly 32 chars).

I was pretty sure I was not the only one seeing this, as you may guess
from the ssid this is not a test case but a real one. I hope the other
atrocities are more of an academic case.

This happened on a small embedded router where I don't have fancy tools
to deal with it like python et al.



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