About peer properties and IEs

Flávio Ceolin flavio.ceolin at profusion.mobi
Wed Feb 1 15:08:57 EST 2012


Hi Reinette,

On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 11:06 -0800, Reinette Chatre wrote:
> Hi Flávio,
> 
> On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 16:29 -0200, flavio.ceolin at profusion.mobi wrote:
> > The method to get all peer properties on dbus is not
> > working because of the function to get the peer_ies is
> > not implemented. About this, I've a couple of questions.
> > 
> > First: It's really necessary (I mean, the peer's IEs) ?
> > Second: For what/when it's used ?
> 
> We have a patch that completes this implementation and should be sent to
> this list soon. The IEs property will return the IEs received from the
> peer in its probe responses. This becomes useful when supporting other
> protocols that make use of P2P, for example WiFi Display.
> 
> Reinette
> 

Thanks for the information.

Regards,
Flávio Ceolin



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