[RFC 38/40] WPS: add WPS Vendor Extension attribute in Beacon Frame
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu Mar 17 10:41:18 EDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 14:23 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 14:02 +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 08:53:34PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > > WPS vendor extension can be set in hapd->conf structure
> > > when AP( Group Owner) is configured after p2p groupd has been started.
> > > WPS vendor extension can also be updated through the
> > > hostapd_update_wps function call in wps_hostapd.c.
> > > Number of WPS Vendor Extension is currenlty limited to 1 (defined
> > > with WPS_MAX_VENDOR_EXTENSIONS_IN_BEACON macro.
> > Why is this added to WSC IEs in Beacon frames, but not in Probe Response
> > frames?
> I believe that, unfortunately, they're implementing a protocol on top
> that has different information in probe responses and beacons. The
> commit log here is quite out of date though -- there's no limit of 1 any
> more, that was a side effect of a stupid DBus implementation.
No, not really, that was wrong. I was just confused.
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