[PATCHv2] wpa_supplicant: support IBSS RSN STA authorization

Antonio Quartulli ordex at autistici.org
Sun Jan 29 14:31:57 EST 2012


On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 09:10:56PM +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 06:58:23PM +0100, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 07:52:31PM +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > > Could you please explain what this is trying to do? It does not look
> > > correct taking into account that I would assume similar control port
> > > behavior to be used with KEY_MGMT_802_1X, KEY_MGMT_PSK,
> > > KEY_MGMT_802_1X_SHA256, and KEY_MGMT_PSK_SHA256.
> 
> > The idea is that in case of creating a  RSN protected IBSS network, wpa_s has to
> > tell the kernelspace that such network is RSN protected. But probably I got it
> > wrong and such comparison should be done against WPA_KEY_MGMT_PSK instead of
> > KEY_MGMT_802_1X.
> 
> Well, it should really be that full list above. Not that we really fully
> support IEEE 802.1X with RSN IBSS at the moment, but anyway, we could
> potentially do that and the driver wrapper does not need to know this
> anyway, so better include all possibilities that would use the new
> authorization mechanism.

ok, patch v3 is coming.


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Antonio Quartulli

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