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SubjectRe: wpa supplicant/ipw3945, ESSID last char missing
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On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 08:27:54PM -0400, Sean wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Oct 2006 16:31:38 -0700
> Jean Tourrilhes <jt@hpl.hp.com> wrote:
>
> > It's already done with the current interface, you can access
> > the API with either ioctls or RtNetlink.
>
> Does this answer Ted's question though? Why can't userspace request
> the new v48 interface to get the changed API while older tools
> get the v47 interface and continue to work without needing to
> be upgraded?

How does that happen in practice ? Kernel has no clue on what
userpace version is running.

> Sean

Jean
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