Should Connman Receive All Supplicant State Changes?

Sam Leffler sleffler at google.com
Thu Jul 28 00:55:35 EDT 2011


-connman

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Grant Erickson <marathon96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2011, at 6:12 PM, Grant Erickson wrote:
>> Is it expected that connman should receive and process all supplicant state changes? If so, I am seeing cases where the supplicant fails to signal or connman misses GROUP_HANDSHAKE always and occasionally ASSOCIATED, 4WAY_HANDSHAKE, and DISCONNECTED as below:

> I should have mentioned that this was with connman-0.76 and wpa_supplicant-0.7.3, using the supplicant "new" DBus interface.
>
> Thanks for the confirmation on IRC that the supplicant should absolutely transmit and that connman should absolutely receive and process all supplicant state change notifications (SCNs).

State change signals can be coalesced by supplicant. Search for an old
thread on this list that I started about this when I wrote the new
dbus api support for flimflam.

-Sam


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