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SubjectRe: wpa supplicant/ipw3945, ESSID last char missing
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On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 02:59:29PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> > Now it's too late, those changes have propagated to userspace
> >tools, and are now shipping in some actual release of some distro. So,
> >what are we going to say to Mandriva 2007 and FC6 users, to revert
> >back to an *older* version of the tools ?
> > Because userspace has already been updated, we have only two
> >options, merge it now, or in 2.6.20.
>
> If the choice is between the ABI used by a bunch of distros in
> production, and the ABI used by two re-release distros, I think the
> choice is obvious...
>
> Jeff

And remember that it's not *terminally* broken, the user can
still use the old tools with WE-21, he just need to add a dummy
character at the end of the ESSID string.
It's probably annoying, but it's not the end of the world.

Jean

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