[PATCH] wpa_supplicant: Work around odd driver-reported ssid lengths

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Jan 12 14:33:51 EST 2006


On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 18:54 +0100, Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 11:30:37AM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > At least the atmel and airo drivers do odd, technically incorrect,
> > things in their SIOCGIWESSID:
> 
> As you've pointed out yourself, the drivers do "technically incorrect
> things" whereas wpa_supplicant does the right thing.
> 
> Please fix the offending drivers instead of breaking wpa_supplicant.

Can people even _enter_ SSIDs with NULL and other control characters
using the config file?  Does wpa_supplicant parse non-ASCII/non-English
ESSIDs?  I'd expect to be able to do this via the control sockets, but
not the config file.

Dan





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