New DBus API proposal - supplemental.

Witold Sowa witold.sowa at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 23:08:43 EDT 2009


Dan Williams pisze:
> On Sun, 2009-07-12 at 00:38 +0200, Witold Sowa wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I received an email from supplicant user, asking how he could obtain which
>> network and which BSSID supplicant is currently connected with. I realized that
>> we cannot achieve it with old API or with the new one, but I think it would
>> quite useful to have access to that information.
>> I propose, that we could add two additional properties to the new API:
>>
>> I: fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1.Interface
>>
>> P: CurrentNetwork (read-only) -> o
>> P: CurrentBSS (read-only) -> o
> 
> Yeah, probably a good thing to do.

Done:
git://repo.or.cz/hostap-gosc2009.git new_dbus

>
> Dan
> 
>> or alternatively we could add a boolean property like "CurrentlyAssociated" to
>> fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1.Interface.BSS and fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1.Interface.Network
>> interfaces.
>>
>> wpa_supplicant structure already contains appropriate information (current_ssid
>> and bssid fields), so implementation would be quite easy.
>>
>> What do you think about it?
>>
>> Witek.
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