[PATCH] ctrl_iface: Send an event when an inactive station is removed

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Oct 29 11:21:23 EDT 2011


On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 09:30:48AM +0200, Nicolas Cavallari wrote:
> Currently there is no events over the control interface when
> a station is removed due to inactivity.  With this patch, an
> "AP-INACTIVE-STA-DISCONNECTED"  event is sent when a station
> is removed.

Is there some reason for using a separate event for this particular case
of a STA getting disconnected? I would prefer to use the same message
for all possible ways of the connection having been lost.

> This doesn't break anything for existing applications which
> expect that an "AP-STA-DISCONNECTED" event mean an explicit
> disassociation from the client.

I don't think there should be any assumption on this event meaning that
the station was explicitly disassociated. It is just supposed to
indicate that the association was dropped.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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