[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Update on command line wifi connections

From: D. Scott Brown d.scott.brown at gmail.com
Date: Tue Oct 10 23:21:06 EEST 2006
On Oct 10, 2006, at 8:34 AM, Patrik Flykt wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-10-07 at 15:17 -0400, ext D. Scott Brown wrote:
>> As I understand it, you can connect to any arbitrary wifi network
>> using this function from osso-ic.h:
>> 	gint osso_iap_connect(const char *iap, dbus_uint32_t flags, void  
>> *arg);
> Unfortunately not. With the above function you can establish an  
> internet
> connection using the name of the saved settings as the first argument.
> It is also possible to use any available connection by using the  
> #define
> OSSO_IAP_ANY "[ANY]" from osso-ic.h.
> The settings are created either by selecting a WLAN network from the
> 'Select connection' dialog or the connectivity control panel applet.
> Settings are stored under '/system/osso/connectivit/IAP/' in gconf.  
> See
> the end of the connectivity guide for gconf details.

Hmmm... then could we use gconf to write our own IAP configuration  
files from the command line, and then use the osso_iap_connect  
function to invisibly connect to the network we've created outside of  
the dialog?


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