[Chilli] CoovaChilli 1.2.3

David Bird david at coova.com
Wed Apr 14 04:22:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 00:15 -0700, Ming-Ching Tiew wrote:
> --- On Mon, 4/12/10, David Bird <david at coova.com> wrote:
> >
> > .. any
> > others? 
> > 
> Regarding the patch to accept hex string as dhcp option, 
> there is a comment that it will break existing compatibility.
> Would you consider it again if the patch detects the presence of 
> "hex string" ( ie xx:xx:xx .... ) and then perform the job
> accordingly ? I am still keen on this as I think when the 
> dhcp options are stored in sql database, it is (slightly) easier 
> to manupulate it as hex string instead of binary data.
> Regards

Perhaps when using some RADIUS servers, but not with JRadius. It's
easy. :)

Indeed, perhaps the feature is a better feature for your RADIUS server
(to have the ability to optionally load a hex string into a binary
RADIUS attribute string). I'm sure it would be useful in lots of places.


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