[patch] wireless patch, take 2
joeshaw at novell.com
Wed May 26 13:48:53 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 22:24 +0200, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> Why should you be able to set the ESSID through HAL? I thought the
> primary purpose of HAL was discovery, device specific control happens
> through direct access to the device file or similar out-of-band mechanism.
It seems to me like it's a fairly easy property to set to me. There
isn't any complex work needed to interact with the device in this
respect, and it means that apps like a wireless applet don't need to
link against iwlib and need root to make these changes.
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