[PATCH] : Scan in master mode

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Dec 7 23:20:12 EST 2002

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 06:40:56PM -0800, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:

> 	As part of WE-16, I'm improving the iwspy support. HostAP is
> currently problematic as I want to "reclaim" the SIOCGIWSPY call, and
> HostAP currently uses it.

Hmm.. If I understood your design correctly, iwspy ioctl's were from
driver code to main kernel. That is fine for me. It will make the driver
code a bit more complex with all those conditional #if blocks for
different wireless extension versions since I'm going to keep supporting
the older versions, but I think I can manage with it.

> 	So, I've decided 2 things :
> 	1) I've un-deprecated SIOCGIWAPLIST and broaden its
> definition. You can now return any list of address you want, not only
> APs, and will remain supported.

'iwlist wlan0 ap' shows "Access Point in range".. Will this also change
to show something else? And will there be some kind of flag that will
differentiate APs from associated stations?

> 	2) I've made the little patch below (for 2002-10-12) and I'm
> suggesting its inclusion in HostAP. The patch was *very* quickly
> tested.

Merged into Host AP CVS with couple of minor changes due to differences
between 2002-10-12 release and CVS head.

> 	Jouni, any comments ?

Above comments were about this patch and I already replied to your
private message about WE-16 in a separate email.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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