Why the capabilities not added while generating the wpa_ie

Kiran Kulkarni kiran.1267 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 04:59:55 EDT 2008

I wanted to ask whether the wpa_ie obtaing from the scanResults bssid 
method on the DBus API is generated from the wpa_gen_wpa_ie or which is 
given by the drive.

Also If it is generated from the wpa_gen_wpa_ie then why capabilities 
are not added...
A comment in the code says

/* WPA Capabilities; use defaults, so no need to include it */

So what is the significance of the capabilities...
Also The parsing handled PreAuth only,
what are the other capabilities.

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