[PATCH 2/6] nl80211: Convert some wpa_printf to wpa_msg methods.
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu Oct 20 09:29:04 EDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 06:24 -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 10/20/2011 04:20 AM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 12:20 -0700, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
> >> From: Ben Greear<greearb at candelatech.com>
> >> This helps debugging when you have multiple interfaces
> >> handled by a single process.
> > This means they will show up on the control interface. Generally, I
> > think no driver messages should show up on the control interface as that
> > breaks the abstraction.
> What are the ctrl-interface messages for? If it's to show debug info and such to the
> user, then how can it hurt to have driver specific messages?
Well I guess there are multiple things, but there are definitely
messages there that applications would parse. And given how easy it
would then be to start parsing a driver-specific message ...
> But, I can change everything to wpa_lmsg or somthing that just logs
> to a file if you prefer...
That'd make more sense to me.
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