essid_len in SIOCSIWESSID

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Mon Aug 30 22:51:36 EDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 07:10:45PM +0100, Pedro Ramalhais wrote:

> Jouni, since you said hostap copes with both ways of setting the
> essid_length, would you change the code in driver_wext_set/get_essid()
> to use length+1 instead? I don't see how we could change wireless
> extensions, like Jean suggested, to support just setting length and not
> breaking backwards compatibility.

Yes, I can change this once I fully understand how this expected to work
now ;-). I hope the case of 32-byte long SSID is working, because it
sounds somewhat problematic with len+1..

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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