wpa_cli event handling

Henrik Brix Andersen brix at gentoo.org
Mon Jan 2 10:01:30 EST 2006

On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 09:50:41AM -0500, Paul Fox wrote:
> i would think that passing an (optional) identifier of some sort
> from wpa_supplicant (via wpa_cli) to the event handler would make
> this cleaner.  i'm picturing something similar to the pcmcia
> "scheme" ID:  a stanza in the wpa_supplicant config file would
> include a "scheme=xxx" line (e.g. "scheme = home", "scheme =
> work", "scheme = use_ZCIP").  (and of course many network stanzas
> might reference the same scheme ID.)  if the scheme (or whatever
> it's called) parameter were present in the config, it would be
> passed as a new third argument to the action script, and it, in
> turn, could then do various kinds of interface configuration
> without ever knowing or caring what the SSID is.

How would passing "scheme=home" be cleaner than using
"essid=myhomeessid"? As I see it, you're just introducing another
variable which ultimately means the same thing...

Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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