On 29/01/2008, at 2:09 PM, Scott Raynel wrote:
> On 29/01/2008, at 1:40 AM, bruno randolf wrote:
>> On Monday 28 January 2008 19:50:20 Kel Modderman wrote:
>>> On Monday 28 January 2008 15:13:38 Michael Renzmann wrote:
>>>>> As far as I know, MadWifi has no release engineer right now.
>>>> We still have, he just steps aside for someone else who better
>>>> fits the
>>>> "job description" :)
>>>> The only thing I'm waiting for to make the 0.9.4 release is a
>>>> "go!". I
>>>> couldn't follow the development process during the past weeks very
>>>> closely, so I'm not sure whether all desired changes are in the
>>>> branch or not. Which is one of the reasons why I intend to pass the
>>>> "release engineer" stick to someone else.
>>>> So, is 0.9.4 ready to be released? Or is something still missing?
>>> I believe the 0.9.4 branch is ready to be released after
>>> communication on
>>> these lists with bruno and Scott, who were the main contributors to
>> not quite. there are two few patches pending review and approval,
>> scotts: "[0.9.4 RFC] STA powersave notification fixes" and my
>> "[0.9.4 RFC]
>> allow retries be specified for injected frames". of course both are
>> not too
>> important so you could release without them, but it would be nice to
>> them, imho.
> Just ACKed your patch bruno. As far as the powersave fixes, I'd like
> them to go in but I'd feel more comfortable with someone taking a good
> look at the behaviour before and after. Essentially the problem is
> that before the patch, the power management bit is not set when a sta
> goes into powersave mode when it goes off scanning, so the AP
> continues to send frames to the sta while it's off channel. After the
> patch, the bit is correctly set in the Null data frame so the AP
> queues the traffic correctly.
Both those patches have been committed now. I'll do some testing with
the current revision (r3302) and let you know how it goes.
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