----- Original Message -----
From: Adrian Chadd <adrian.ch...@gmail.com>
To: Fehmi Noyan ISI <fnoyan...@yahoo.com>
Cc: Freebsd Wireless <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 4:36 AM
Subject: Re: ifconfig(8) and WPA functionality
nope - we're sticking with wpa_supplicant driving the wpa / 802.1x
state machine for now.
On 30 November 2016 at 00:33, Fehmi Noyan ISI via freebsd-wireless
> I have been studying OpenBSD's implementation of ifconfig utility and
> realized that many of the WPA functionality is provided by the OpenBSD's
> ifconfig utility.
> Functionality is implemented as ioctl calls (SIOCS80211WPAPARMS /
> and, as far as I have been told, is enough to provide basic wifi connectivity
> and likes.
> Has something similar (embedding WPA functionality into ifconfig(8)) been
> considered for FreeBSD before? This, of course, is a design matter than being
> a coding issue.
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