[PATCH 03/16] P2P: Clear BSS list when clearing the P2P state

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Jun 29 13:26:06 EDT 2015


On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 01:24:53PM +0000, Peer, Ilan wrote:
> > From: Jouni Malinen [mailto:j at w1.fi]
> > Why would this be done? If an upper layer applications wants to clear the BSS
> > list, it can do so (e.g., "BSS_FLUSH 0"). I don't see why P2P_FLUSH should
> > explicitly force this to happen.
> 
> This was added since at least for the case of a dedicated P2P Device interface the command to flush a BSS does not exist. Would you consider adding this to the P2P global interface redirection. Alternatively, this can be added conditionally only for the case of a dedicate P2P Device interface.

Hmm.. What do you mean with the command not existing? "BSS_FLUSH 0" can
be issued to any wpa_supplicant interface.

What command are you proposing to redirect here?

I just don't see why P2P_FLUSH would clear BSS table. P2P state and BSS
table are two completely independent data structures.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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