Doubt about applying patch to wpa supplicant

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Jan 15 14:59:41 EST 2008


On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 19:48 -0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 11:48:12AM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> 
> > Ah, fair enough; as always the patch dates and the gitk chronology don't
> > match up since the patch dates are not always the same as their commit
> > date.  Any thoughts on the latest patches posted?  As I see it,
> > candidates for cherry-picking are:
> > 
> > [PATCH]: Add a D-BUS service activation configuration
> >     (340937dd869c2f5c3d58ca0417dbbe67f77dd1ca)
> > 
> > [PATCH] restrict D-Bus interface to root only
> >     (f320a8bbde5c598821f60e24424e21b86e8ec29c)
> > 
> > [PATCH] honor explicit scan requests when disconnected
> >     (a212dadddf8dd9784136efe9964ef57e9185a251)
> > 
> > [PATCH] fix setting transmit key index with older orinoco/prism54 drivers
> >     (30626214728611c93a3bdd47bdd75f08a865f9dd)
> 
> I'm hoping to get 0.5.10 released in near future and yes, these four
> are on the list to merge into 0.5.x before that.

The last patch I've got is a patch adding blob support to the D-Bus
control interface.  There's one bit of the patch that I'm now
questioning after having looked over it again; it adds NULL-termination
to a hexstr2bin()-ed buffer in wpa_config_parse_string().  But I can't
see now where that would enter into a BLOB call stack anywhere.  Have to
go back and investigate.

Dan




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