essid_len in SIOCSIWESSID

Jean Tourrilhes jt at bougret.hpl.hp.com
Tue Aug 31 13:09:52 EDT 2004


On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 07:51:36PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> 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..

	That was fixed just after WE-13.

> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

	Jean



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