wpa_supplicant ported to other OSs

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Oct 20 06:47:03 PDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 03:29:19PM +0200, Bar, Eitan wrote:

> [Eitan Bar] Aren't all wpa_supplicant derivatives considered as being
> under GPL and therefore should be publicly available? As far as I know,
> you either have to release your code to the public or give a written
> obligation to provide it if asked to. No?

wpa_supplicant is licensed under dual GPLv2 or BSD license, i.e.,
whoever makes a derivative work can choose which one to use. Of course,
I would prefer that everyone would use similar licensing and make all
changes available, but there is no requirement for doing that.

> In any way, does anyone have any clue as to where I could find such
> implementations/ports or who can I contact?

I'll send you contact information for the company I work for
(Devicescape). Other ports that I've heard of have sounded more like
private ports within some companies, so I don't know whether they are

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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