Issues with new D-Bus API

Marcel Holtmann marcel at holtmann.org
Thu Dec 31 17:33:16 EST 2009


Hi Witold,

> > > 3) For some reason the new debug properties don't work in d-feet.
> > > 
> > Works for me. Take note that d-feet doesn't show properties which value
> > is zero or false. If you run wpa_supplicant with -dd option then all
> > debug properties are zero or false. Try using other DBus debugger like
> > qdbusviewer or get these properties some other way then with d-feet.
> 
> You are right, d-feet is utterly stupid in this area.
> 
> However we always include RSNIE, WPAIE and WPSIE all the time now. At
> least it seems they are in the introspection data. However the Get call
> then fails. Or something similar. I haven't really debugged this yet.

so I looked into this right now. And the introspection data contains the
property while we are not returning it in GetAll or in the properties
included in the BSSAdded signal.

This behavior is fully consistent to what we had before. I prefer it
this way, but this means we have to NOT include these properties in the
introspection data.

It is not really that important since nobody is really using the
property list from the introspection data (except d-feet), but it might
be nice to get this fixed.

Regards

Marcel




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