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Re: wpasupplicant for all wireless ops? (was: Re: [Netcfg-Add-WPA-Support 0/3])

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 03:34:59PM +0900, Glenn Saberton wrote:
>> Here's the patchset again against current netcfg. I haven't actually added
>> anything to the patchset since the last time I submitted it for consideration.
>> I intend on also using wpasupplicant for setting the wep key which in my eyes
>> simplifies things by removing the current wep function. We can also use it for
>> setting the essid for an open ap which would hopefully work around the issue
>> outlined below.
> Actually, the more I think of it, the more I think it would be the
> best way to go.  And I think such change should be made quite early in
> the release cycle…

I fully agree with that; this would allow us to properly handle any possible
regression during the cycle and also cleanup netcfg code a bit.

Glenn has show interest to use wpasupplicant  to also handle WEP
assignment and this also makes sense for me since it simplify the
final code and testing paths.

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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