[PATCH V2 21/23] nl80211: verify P2P-GO/CLIENT address with all interface addresses

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Jul 2 09:56:09 EDT 2013


On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 15:46 +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:

> > An earlier thread  seemed to already imply that some people may believe
> > that this new dedicated P2P_DEVICE is needed for some concurrent P2P
> > operations which is simply not the case; it just adds another option for
> > internal driver/firmware/hardware design which should not add or remove
> > any functionality and the only externally observable difference should
> > be in MAC addresses potentially being different (but even those could be
> > assigned using the same style between P2P_DEVICE and p2p-mgmt-netdev).
> 
> The last sentence is confusing to me. To me the P2P_DEVICE is a 
> replacing solution to the p2p-mgmt-netdev, right?

That was never needed either though -- you can do P2P management on
wlan0 (i.e. the BSS client netdev)

johannes



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