[PATCH v2] wpa_supplicant: Add a configuration file for the P2P_DEVICE parameters

Peer, Ilan ilan.peer at intel.com
Sun Mar 9 01:47:18 EST 2014


> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com [mailto:hostap-
> bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2014 01:21
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] wpa_supplicant: Add a configuration file for the
> P2P_DEVICE parameters
> 
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 03:41:00PM +0300, Ilan Peer wrote:
> > Add an option to specify a configuration file that can be used to hold
> > the P2P_DEVICE configuration parameters. If this option is not used,
> > the P2P_DEVICE configuration parameters will be read from interface
> > configuration file.
> 
> Thanks, applied. I had hoped to be able to work on a bit different approach
> that would not be in any way specific to the P2P Device case, but it's now
> obvious that this did not happen and I'm not sure when I may find time to
> look at this. I had not understood how the earlier design worked, but this
> commit is clearly an improvement over it, so it's good to get this included
> regardless of possible changes in the future for P2P parameter configuration.
> 

Thanks. Can you share the other approach you wanted to take (with the hope I might be able to help :))?

I think that the main issue would be with devices that support a dedicated P2P_DEVICE interface, which is the case of Intel 7260 series and above. At least for such cases we always used this patch, as things did not work otherwise. 

Regards,

Ilan.



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