Compiling wpa_supplicant on linux for MAC OS X?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Jul 28 20:33:23 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 06:02:56PM +0200, thomas schorpp wrote:

> mmmh.. and how to build for apple macos 10.3.9 ?

I have not done any development for Mac OS X and do not know what would
be needed to make wpa_supplicant run with it. Since Apple is using gcc,
there shouldn't be much problems in compiling core code of
wpa_supplicant. If network code is close to FreeBSD, porting
driver_bsd.c could be doable. The driver interface is going to be
different, so number of changes would be needed in this file. I have no
idea what kind of interface is used here between kernel and user space.
If you happen to have a pointer to documentation or source code for
this, I can take a quick look at what could be needed.

If you would like to build this on Linux, you would also need to have a
cross compiler for Mac OS. Again, due to gcc being able to run on both
systems, this would not require much more than building gcc with Mac OS
X target and getting development headers and libraries.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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