wpa_supplicant/mlme.c Doubt

Francisco Cuesta ndarkness at gmail.com
Wed May 15 11:32:58 EDT 2013

Hi Jouni,

I have been reading the file mac80211/mlme.c trying to find out where
that definiton was made, and I found  the following definition

#define IEEE80211_AUTH_TIMEOUT (HZ / 5)

Could you tell me what is the variable HZ defined and where it does come from?



2013/5/13 Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi>:
> On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 04:57:44PM +0200, Francisco Cuesta wrote:
>> I was looking through the documentation available on the website, the
>> wpa_supplicant/hostapd.pdf, and I cannot find a file called mlme.c
>> which appears in the documentation under section 15.38 as
>> wpa_supplicant/mlme.c, but it doesn't in the code... Has it been
>> renamed or split among other files?? I'm keen on it because I would
>> like to seek definitions like below ones, which seems to be in that
>> file.
> The MLME functionality in wpa_supplicant has been removed:
> http://w1.fi/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=hostap.git;a=commitdiff;h=17fbb751e174854f01986690eb1bb989923aa7fd
>> define IEEE80211_AUTH_TIMEOUT (200)
> What would you be using these for? These were not really used for
> anything apart from some testing purposes with simulated WLAN (i.e., no
> real hardware). You'll find this behavior in the driver or 802.11 stack
> in the kernel.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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