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bug#35941: Newt installer failure when wifi name is #f

From: Pierre Neidhardt
Subject: bug#35941: Newt installer failure when wifi name is #f
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 11:46:17 +0200

Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> writes:

>> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>> @@ -108,7 +108,8 @@
>>  (define-record-type* <service>
>>    service make-service
>>    service?
>> -  (name            service-name) ; string
>> +  (name            service-name
>> +                   (default ""))
>>    (type            service-type) ; string
>>    (path            service-path) ; string
>>    (strength        service-strength) ; integer
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> How would that help?  The default is only used if NAME is missing in the
> constructor call, right?  Or is it also used if NAME is present but #f ?

Good point!  I haven't tested, that was just a thought, but you are
right, it won't help.

>> Thoughts?
> Have you checked whether you can then still connect to that nameless Wifi?

Yes, I can connect manually, but I'm not connecting to the nameless Wifi

To clarify, the installer fails to _list_ the wifi networks.  So if one
network happens to not disclose the SSID (which is rather common), I
suspect that the installer will always fail.

> I think there are some "security" settings on Wifi routers that allow
> you to hide the SSID or something, so I guess that's how this problem
> sprung up.


Pierre Neidhardt

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