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authorJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2012-08-03 18:28:42 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2012-08-03 19:15:42 (GMT)
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EXT PW: Add framework for supporting external password storage
This new mechanism can be used to make wpa_supplicant using external storage (e.g., key store in the operating system) for passwords, passphrases, and PSKs. This commit is only adding the framework part needed to support this, i.e., no actual configuration parameter can yet use this new mechanism. In addition, only a simple test backend is added to allow developer testing of the functionality. Signed-hostap: Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>
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diff --git a/wpa_supplicant/defconfig b/wpa_supplicant/defconfig
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@@ -512,3 +512,11 @@ CONFIG_PEERKEY=y
#CONFIG_AUTOSCAN_EXPONENTIAL=y
# For periodic module:
#CONFIG_AUTOSCAN_PERIODIC=y
+
+# Password (and passphrase, etc.) backend for external storage
+# These optional mechanisms can be used to add support for storing passwords
+# and other secrets in external (to wpa_supplicant) location. This allows, for
+# example, operating system specific key storage to be used
+#
+# External password backend for testing purposes (developer use)
+#CONFIG_EXT_PASSWORD_TEST=y