Query: wpa_supplicant's ctrl_interface_group option is DEPRECATED?
j at w1.fi
Sun Jul 22 13:21:43 EDT 2007
On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 10:39:57AM +0800, Soh Kam Yung wrote:
> I am currently looking at using wpa_supplicant to configure networks
> on my linux pc.
> While trying to configure it, I discovered that the
> ctrl_interface_group option has been marked (DEPRECATED) in
> But the README that comes with wpa_supplicant makes no mention that
> ctrl_interface_group has been deprecated. Instead, it recommends
> using ctrl_interface_group to allow wpa_cli to run as a normal user
It looks like README file has not been updated to match with the current
configuration file format..
> Is ctrl_interface_group to be removed in the future from
> wpa_supplicant? If yes, what is the recommended option to use?
I don't know whether it will ever go away, but anyway, the recommend
format for configuring this is to use ctrl_interface with DIR and GROUP
Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA
More information about the HostAP