Hostapd - does not compile on latest kernel - git 2.6.23-rc1

Ed Howland ed.howland
Wed Aug 1 12:33:55 PDT 2007

I got the latest git version of hostap

Compiling against the git version of the linux-wireless-rt2x00 kernel
I get the following error.
2.6.23-rc1 (with merges from today.)

cc -MMD -O2 -Wall -g -DHOSTAPD_DUMP_STATE -I../src -I../src/crypto
-I../src/utils -I../src/common -I../../madwifi-trunk
-I/usr/src/kernels/2.6.22/net/mac80211 -D_LINUX_TYPES_H
driver_devicescape.o driver_devicescape.c
driver_devicescape.c: In function 'i802_if_update':
driver_devicescape.c:1032: error: 'PRISM2_HOSTAPD_UPDATE_IF'
undeclared (first use in this function)
driver_devicescape.c:1032: error: (Each undeclared identifier is
reported only once
driver_devicescape.c:1032: error: for each function it appears in.)
driver_devicescape.c: In function 'handle_frame':
driver_devicescape.c:1358: error: 'ieee80211_msg_set_aid_for_sta'
undeclared (first use in this function)
driver_devicescape.c:1416: error: 'ieee80211_msg_passive_scan'
undeclared (first use in this function)
make: *** [driver_devicescape.o] Error 1

I assume something changed in some header and this define was removed/changed?


Ed Howland
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