Reconfigure hostapd per BSS

Shay Bar Shay.Bar at
Wed Jun 24 01:16:01 EDT 2020

Hi Jouni,

In current code, SIGHUP can be used to reconfigure hostapd.
Upon this signal hostapd will read .conf file and reconfigure.
In case of MBSS, I find it useful to be able to reconfigure only
specific BSS(s) without interfering other BSS's currently running.
I want to implement such mechanism and want your opinion.

I waver between two options:
1. Add BSS reload mask (of BSS's) to .conf file so that only the
    BSS's enabled in the bitmask will be reconfigured from the
    conf file upon SIGHUP.
2. Add hostapd_cli RECONFIGURE option that receive as
     parameter the BSS's bitmask and reconfigures
     (from .conf file).only the enabled BSS's.

Appreciate your feedback.

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