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

Henrik Brix Andersen brix at gentoo.org
Thu Jan 12 15:58:04 EST 2006


On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 02:33:51PM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> 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.

Yes, you can specify the essid (in wpa_supplicant.conf) in hex by
leaving out the double quotation marks.

Regards,
Brix

PS: No need to CC: me on replies, I'm on the mailing list...
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Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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