devicescape headers changed.

miknix miknix
Mon Jan 1 17:17:50 PST 2007

Thank you.
I found a header file (ieee80211/ieee80211_common.h) in the rt2x00 tarball
that has the necessary definitions to hostapd.
It looks like the rt2x00 team changed the interface file to hostapd and I
thought it was due to changes to the dscape, sorry :(

On 1/2/07, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 01, 2007 at 07:11:33PM -0500, Michael Wu wrote:
> > >Warning :)  If the rt2x00 maintainers haven't kept their dscape stack
> up
> > >with recent kernel developments, then you'll have problems.
> > Actually, they're even more up to date than wireless-dev. This change is
> > currently in Jiri Benc's tree and waiting to go upstream to
> wireless-dev:
> >;a=summary
> Regardless which direction the different is, this means extra work for
> whoever is trying to use hostapd with a branch that differs from
> wireless-dev.. I try to keep hostapd development branch up to date with
> wireless-dev.git and if there are incompatible changes in other
> branches, it is possible that hostapd compilation fails. That's what
> people get with bleading edge code.. Anyway, this should become easier
> once net/d80211 gets to main line kernel tree and hostapd can get more
> permanent definition of the kernel interface.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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