get_network requests yield poor informatoin for preseeding networkconfig form

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Fri Jan 25 00:42:13 EST 2008


On Friday 25 January 2008 13:19:26 Jouni Malinen wrote:
> The particular example of plaintext network showing up as if it were
> using WEP is a bug in wpa_gui, though. encr is used somewhat confusing
> in NetworkConfig::paramsFromConfig() and the default pairwise value
> (TKIP CCMP) ends up setting encr to 1 even for non-WPA networks and that
> is interpreted as WEP being used.. I fixed this so that network editing
> for a plaintext network understand that this is not the case and leaves
> the encryption option to None.

Thanks for fixing.

> Unfortunately, I do not see an easy fix for this.. Everything should
> work fine as long as the network configuration is created with wpa_gui
> and not with manual editing of the configuration file. As a workaround
> for manual editing option, specifying all parameters explicitly should
> make the issue go away, too.

Ack, fully understood.

Kel.


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