[arch-commits] Commit in wireless_tools/repos (6 files)

Gaetan Bisson bisson at nymeria.archlinux.org
Thu May 16 14:27:24 EDT 2013


    Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 20:27:24
  Author: bisson
Revision: 185639

archrelease: copy trunk to testing-i686, testing-x86_64

Added:
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-i686/
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-i686/PKGBUILD
    (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/PKGBUILD)
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-i686/dense.patch
    (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/dense.patch)
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-x86_64/
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-x86_64/PKGBUILD
    (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/PKGBUILD)
  wireless_tools/repos/testing-x86_64/dense.patch
    (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/dense.patch)

----------------------------+
 testing-i686/PKGBUILD      |   36 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 testing-i686/dense.patch   |   49 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 testing-x86_64/PKGBUILD    |   36 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 testing-x86_64/dense.patch |   49 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 170 insertions(+)

Copied: wireless_tools/repos/testing-i686/PKGBUILD (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/PKGBUILD)
===================================================================
--- testing-i686/PKGBUILD	                        (rev 0)
+++ testing-i686/PKGBUILD	2013-05-16 18:27:24 UTC (rev 185639)
@@ -0,0 +1,36 @@
+# $Id$
+# Maintainer: Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org>
+# Contributor: Giovanni Scafora <giovanni at archlinux.org>
+# Contributor: Jason Chu <jchu at xentac.net>
+
+pkgname=wireless_tools
+pkgver=29
+pkgrel=8
+pkgdesc='Tools allowing to manipulate the Wireless Extensions'
+url='http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html'
+license=('GPL')
+arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
+source=("http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/${pkgname}.${pkgver}.tar.gz"
+        'dense.patch')
+sha1sums=('22040ac1497f4c5f8ddeca365591b01ae3475710'
+          '5c297c7dff1ec1d2a3d918c20622ab3c6daf5b72')
+
+prepare() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	patch -p1 -i ../dense.patch # FS#15363
+}
+
+build() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	make CFLAGS="${CFLAGS} -I." LDFLAGS="${LDFLAGS}"
+}
+
+package() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	make \
+		INSTALL_DIR="${pkgdir}/usr/bin" \
+		INSTALL_LIB="${pkgdir}/usr/lib" \
+		INSTALL_INC="${pkgdir}/usr/include" \
+		INSTALL_MAN="${pkgdir}/usr/share/man" \
+		install
+}

Copied: wireless_tools/repos/testing-i686/dense.patch (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/dense.patch)
===================================================================
--- testing-i686/dense.patch	                        (rev 0)
+++ testing-i686/dense.patch	2013-05-16 18:27:24 UTC (rev 185639)
@@ -0,0 +1,49 @@
+The length field of wext data (iw_point.data) is 16 bits. The largest
+value is thus 65535. During the attempts to increase buffer size the
+buffer starts at 4096 and is doubled after each failure to fill. From the
+time this length reaches 65536 it is effectively zero. We thus loose all
+potential space from 32768 to 65535.
+
+This problem is clear when scanning in a RF dense environment.
+
+Without this patch:
+~$ iwlist wlan0 scan
+print_scanning_info: Allocation failed
+
+With this patch:
+~$ iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Cell | wc -l
+86
+
+Signed-off-by: Reinette Chatre <reinette.chatre at intel.com>
+
+---
+A similar patch was recently created to fix wpa_supplicant.
+
+I could not find a source code repo for this code and created this patch
+against version 30-pre7 downloaded from 
+http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html
+
+diff -uprN wireless_tools_org/wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c
+--- wireless_tools_org/wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c	2008-01-16 17:45:41.000000000 -0800
++++ wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c	2009-02-12 14:16:48.000000000 -0800
+@@ -800,7 +800,7 @@ print_scanning_info(int		skfd,
+ 	  if(iw_get_ext(skfd, ifname, SIOCGIWSCAN, &wrq) < 0)
+ 	    {
+ 	      /* Check if buffer was too small (WE-17 only) */
+-	      if((errno == E2BIG) && (range.we_version_compiled > 16))
++	      if((errno == E2BIG) && (range.we_version_compiled > 16) && (buflen < 65535))
+ 		{
+ 		  /* Some driver may return very large scan results, either
+ 		   * because there are many cells, or because they have many
+@@ -816,6 +816,10 @@ print_scanning_info(int		skfd,
+ 		  else
+ 		    buflen *= 2;
+ 
++		  /* wrq.u.data.length is 16 bits so max size is 65535 */
++		  if(buflen > 65535)
++		    buflen = 65535;
++
+ 		  /* Try again */
+ 		  goto realloc;
+ 		}
+

Copied: wireless_tools/repos/testing-x86_64/PKGBUILD (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/PKGBUILD)
===================================================================
--- testing-x86_64/PKGBUILD	                        (rev 0)
+++ testing-x86_64/PKGBUILD	2013-05-16 18:27:24 UTC (rev 185639)
@@ -0,0 +1,36 @@
+# $Id$
+# Maintainer: Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org>
+# Contributor: Giovanni Scafora <giovanni at archlinux.org>
+# Contributor: Jason Chu <jchu at xentac.net>
+
+pkgname=wireless_tools
+pkgver=29
+pkgrel=8
+pkgdesc='Tools allowing to manipulate the Wireless Extensions'
+url='http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html'
+license=('GPL')
+arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
+source=("http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/${pkgname}.${pkgver}.tar.gz"
+        'dense.patch')
+sha1sums=('22040ac1497f4c5f8ddeca365591b01ae3475710'
+          '5c297c7dff1ec1d2a3d918c20622ab3c6daf5b72')
+
+prepare() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	patch -p1 -i ../dense.patch # FS#15363
+}
+
+build() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	make CFLAGS="${CFLAGS} -I." LDFLAGS="${LDFLAGS}"
+}
+
+package() {
+	cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}.${pkgver}"
+	make \
+		INSTALL_DIR="${pkgdir}/usr/bin" \
+		INSTALL_LIB="${pkgdir}/usr/lib" \
+		INSTALL_INC="${pkgdir}/usr/include" \
+		INSTALL_MAN="${pkgdir}/usr/share/man" \
+		install
+}

Copied: wireless_tools/repos/testing-x86_64/dense.patch (from rev 185638, wireless_tools/trunk/dense.patch)
===================================================================
--- testing-x86_64/dense.patch	                        (rev 0)
+++ testing-x86_64/dense.patch	2013-05-16 18:27:24 UTC (rev 185639)
@@ -0,0 +1,49 @@
+The length field of wext data (iw_point.data) is 16 bits. The largest
+value is thus 65535. During the attempts to increase buffer size the
+buffer starts at 4096 and is doubled after each failure to fill. From the
+time this length reaches 65536 it is effectively zero. We thus loose all
+potential space from 32768 to 65535.
+
+This problem is clear when scanning in a RF dense environment.
+
+Without this patch:
+~$ iwlist wlan0 scan
+print_scanning_info: Allocation failed
+
+With this patch:
+~$ iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Cell | wc -l
+86
+
+Signed-off-by: Reinette Chatre <reinette.chatre at intel.com>
+
+---
+A similar patch was recently created to fix wpa_supplicant.
+
+I could not find a source code repo for this code and created this patch
+against version 30-pre7 downloaded from 
+http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html
+
+diff -uprN wireless_tools_org/wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c
+--- wireless_tools_org/wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c	2008-01-16 17:45:41.000000000 -0800
++++ wireless_tools.30/iwlist.c	2009-02-12 14:16:48.000000000 -0800
+@@ -800,7 +800,7 @@ print_scanning_info(int		skfd,
+ 	  if(iw_get_ext(skfd, ifname, SIOCGIWSCAN, &wrq) < 0)
+ 	    {
+ 	      /* Check if buffer was too small (WE-17 only) */
+-	      if((errno == E2BIG) && (range.we_version_compiled > 16))
++	      if((errno == E2BIG) && (range.we_version_compiled > 16) && (buflen < 65535))
+ 		{
+ 		  /* Some driver may return very large scan results, either
+ 		   * because there are many cells, or because they have many
+@@ -816,6 +816,10 @@ print_scanning_info(int		skfd,
+ 		  else
+ 		    buflen *= 2;
+ 
++		  /* wrq.u.data.length is 16 bits so max size is 65535 */
++		  if(buflen > 65535)
++		    buflen = 65535;
++
+ 		  /* Try again */
+ 		  goto realloc;
+ 		}
+



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