WIll there be wext support in hostap?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sun Aug 13 08:23:52 PDT 2006

On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 03:15:05PM +0100, A.E.Lawrence wrote:

> As wpa_supplicant now supports Linux wireless extensions, is there any
> prospect that hostapd will also be able to use wext?

hostapd already uses Linux wireless extensions for some of the ioctls
that are defined with suitable functionality. However, WE do not include
enough functionality for configuring AP mode, so it is not really enough
for providing full hostapd functionality.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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