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

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Jan 17 08:10:14 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.

FYI, I believe the patch for drivers that report incorrect ESSID is now
in netdev-2.6 git tree.  wpa_supplicant will still fail with drivers
from <= 2.6.15 kernels though.


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