doubt in the code
prameelarani.g at redpinesignals.com
Tue Mar 24 02:50:12 EDT 2009
Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 11:56 +0530, PrameelaRani wrote:
>> I have started going through the hostapd code recently. I have a doubt
>> in the main() function in hostapd.c.
>> After the interfaces are successfully initialized, ret value is set to 0
>> and from there you have to return from the function right???
> No. hostapd_global_run() is called before ret is set to 0.
>> Why are you proceeding to label 'out' where it deinitializes all the
>> interfaces and undo all registrations.
> This is done if hostapd_interface_init() failed for any interface or if
> hostapd_global_run() returned a non-zero code.
> You can run hostapd in gdb to see which code is executed. For best
> results, compile hostapd without optimization.
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