Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:25:56 +0200 From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@...too.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Best place to discuss other lightweight libraries? On 04/23/2013 03:47 PM, Rich Felker wrote: > Well the accepted wisdom is "almost true": for practical use of mobile > wifi, you need not just wpa_supplicant but also some controlling > process that's capable of: > > 1. Choosing which network to connect to. > 2. Managing keys. > 3. Logic for what to do when signal is lost. > 4. Automating nonsense click-through agreements on public wifi. > ... > > The existing solutions all manage the above very poorly. Respectively, > they have: > > 1. No way to manage network priority/preference order. > 2. Annoying popups to ask for key rather than having it be part of the > configuration of the network, and storing the keys in obscure places. > 3. Annoying network-hopping. > 4. Minimal or no auto-click-through; even when it does work, you can > get burned if your web browser happens to attempt a load before it > succeeds. A correct one needs to encapsulate the connection somehow so > that no connection is exposed to the user at all until the > click-through succeeds. connman is the closest I found so far, it uses dbus and glib so isn't exactly a fit in this list. lu
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