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From: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <toke@redhat.com>
To: Jeff Johnson <jjohnson@codeaurora.org>,
	James Prestwood <prestwoj@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, linux-wireless-owner@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/1] Allow MAC change on up interface
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:56:23 +0200
Message-ID: <877e7dwi0o.fsf@toke.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <46810d9dbb674fb8d8fb442f2418868a@codeaurora.org>

Jeff Johnson <jjohnson@codeaurora.org> writes:

> On 2019-08-15 11:57, James Prestwood wrote:
>>  - Adds a new NL80211_ATTR for including a "random mac" to
>>    CMD_CONNECT. This MAC is passed down the stack and gets set to
>>    the net_device's address.
>
> My initial reaction is that I'd avoid using the term "random".

+1 - from the description I was expecting calls to get_random_bytes() in
the setter function :)

> For some use cases the address may truly be random, but for other use
> cases it may be derived, perhaps in an AP-specific manner. Other terms
> which may be more appropriate are "spoofed mac", "administered mac",
> etc.

"custom mac"?

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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-15 18:57 James Prestwood
2019-08-15 18:57 ` [RFC 1/1] RFC: allow mac address change on up iface James Prestwood
2019-08-15 20:48 ` [RFC 0/1] Allow MAC change on up interface Jeff Johnson
2019-08-16  9:56   ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen [this message]
2019-08-19 10:14 ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-19 15:55   ` James Prestwood
2019-08-19 20:20     ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-19 20:58       ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20  8:59         ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 15:40           ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 17:53             ` Dan Williams
2019-08-20 18:21               ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 18:54                 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-08-20 19:32             ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 19:46               ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 20:01                 ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-19 21:14       ` James Prestwood
2019-08-20  6:59         ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 19:22           ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 19:43             ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 19:58               ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 20:15                 ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 20:37                   ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-20 21:18                     ` Dan Williams
2019-08-20 21:52                       ` Denis Kenzior
2019-08-21  7:21                         ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-20 19:53           ` James Prestwood
2019-08-20 20:06             ` Johannes Berg

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