[arch-projects] [netctl] hotfix for wifi-menu -o generated wpa profiles

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 04:47:14 EST 2013

Is there a reason the patched version (thanks) is going through
[testing]? We now have a package that causes problems in [core] and a
version that doesn't cause these problems and for the rest is not
worse in [testing].

Just curious,
- Jouke

On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Jouke Witteveen <j.witteveen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although it slipped through review on the list and made it past
> [testing], there is a bug in netctl 1.4 that can prevent automatically
> generated wireless profiles from working. The bad commit was f5065. I
> propose adding commit 3dc6d, which fixes the issue, directly as a
> patch to the package in [core].
> WPA profiles generated with `wifi-menu -o` will stop working in 1.4
> because the detection of hex keys looks at $key instead of at $Key
> (capital K). The commit referenced above fixes this issue. If we apply
> it quickly, we might have it in before the majority of users has
> upgraded to netctl 1.4.
> Sorry,
> - Jouke

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