Why ssid is a required parameter for wpa_supplicant?

Yue Wu vanopen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 02:13:18 UTC 2011

Hi, list,

As the title, I like to use bssid to specify the wireless networking I
want to connect, so if ssid changed, I don't need to change the
configure file. Just curious why ssid is a required parameter, it
would be nice if only one of ssid and bssid is required instead.

Yue Wu

Key Laboratory of Modern Chinese Medicines
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine
China Pharmaceutical University
No.24, Tongjia Xiang Street, Nanjing 210009, China

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