[PATCH] nl80211: Increase verbosity for some auth failures.

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Wed Jan 2 13:21:34 EST 2013


On 12/23/2012 01:51 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 09:29:23AM -0800, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
>> Makes the logs a bit more useful when running in default
>> message level (INFO).
>
> Since these are wpa_dbg() and not wpa_printf() calls, these would show
> up in wpa_cli and especially the (auth) one shows up in common cases due
> to cfg80211 behavior ("Operation already in progress"). As such, these
> would result in undesired entries in wpa_cli and other programs using
> control interface. Furthermore, these should be wpa_msg() instead of
> wpa_dbg() after the change to MSG_INFO. Anyway, I don't think I would
> apply this because of the way too common entries these would show in
> external programs for cases that are expected behavior with at least
> older versions of cfg80211.

Just to make sure I understand properly:  The patch should use
wpa_printf() instead, but even if I changed it as you suggested, you don't
want to apply the change upstream?

If so, I'll just leave it as is and try to remember to
not re-send this patch anymore :)

Thanks,
Ben

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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com



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