Question about P2P persistant groups

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Oct 18 11:41:36 EDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 02:32:22PM +0200, Fabien Marotte wrote:
> I saw that the persistant group infos are not saved if I kill and 
> restart wpa_supplicant. So I wonder if it's a missing feature or a 
> choice to do that.

You need to enable configuration file updates for that to work (add
update_config=1).

> If it is a choice does it means that a higher level application should 
> manage persistant group infos (eg connman or NetworkManager) ?
> In that case, what is the API function to retrieve group info and set it 
> again ? p2p_group_add ? (even if I don't think this is the right function)

These are stored as network configuration blocks, but it may not be that
easy to retrieve them (or well, especially the passphrase part).

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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