[isf-wifidog] Gateway development
gbastien at versatic.net
Lun 7 Nov 16:26:23 EST 2011
Thanks for this work. Unfortunately I don't personally have the time or
the busy network to test it out, but if need be, we may take a few nodes
at île sans fil to test this stuff.
As for protocol V2... it would have to be designed for today's needs.
The specs in the wiki are already quite old.
One important thing is really to avoid the 1 request/connection/minute +
1 request/node/minute thing which puts a lot of load on the server. 1
request/node/minute should be enough to do all there is to do.
Also, if this new protocol could find a way to bypass the Apple
auto-login thingy, it would be great!
Also, no extra libraries should be needed as it should keep working with
extra low power devices.
That said, I don't know enough of the gateway to work on its
implementation, but I'd be glad to make AuthPuppy work with this new
protocol when it is available!
On 11-11-06 01:56 PM, acv wrote:
> I've picked up a bit the gateway code and tied up some loose ends (as
> in off-by-one errors in boundary checks, unchecked strcpy(), etc.) over
> the week-end. I have a bit of time now to improve things on that front.
> For now I have put my changes at https://bitbucket.org/acv/wifidog-alex
> (I know I have commit access to the SVN, but I much prefer the branching
> model of DVCS, especially for potentially destabilizing changes.)
> I would be highly appreciative if some hardy souls out there could pick
> it up and test it (in controlled form) in networks where there's a
> significant load. My test setup is a Ubuntu box (vm actually) and does
> not include many devices so I can't really stress test.
> I'd like to maybe look at implementing the fabled v2 protocol on there
> (that is, the one that doesn't exists) if some of the AuthPuppy folks
> want to hash out something.
> Alexandre Carmel-Veilleux
> WiFiDog mailing list
> WiFiDog at listes.ilesansfil.org
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