Adding WPS support for hostapd / wpa_supplicant

Ted Merrill ted
Thu Oct 25 18:13:52 PDT 2007

Also i am working on submitting Atheros' completely new WPS client 
implementation.  I have permission to release this, but i want to clean it up 
some first...

-Ted Merrill
Atheros Communications

On Thursday 25 October 2007 18:09:21 Ted Merrill wrote:
> Assaf and all,
> Next week I expect to submit a patch to hostap that ports Intel's hostapd
> patches to the latest hostap git repository version.
> (This will not include fixes to wsccmd itself. I do not currently have
> permission to release Atheros' fixes to wsccmd, although i am promoting
> that... your pending contribution may make that happen since it would be in
> everyone's interests to have all problems fixed).
> In addition to porting to the latest version, i've also tried to clean up
> the coding somewhat.
> (Note that I have some other patches pending with Jouni that relate largely
> to the madwifi driver).
> Since these WPS patches are, as you know, somewhat extensive, i don't
> expect that Jouni will accept them right away.
> In addition, i imagine that Jouni will not be happy with the fact that the
> communication with wsccmd is syncronous; to fix that would take a lot more
> work, and i'm concentrating on getting it working as is first!
> I'd appreciate if you could try and comment on these patches (after i post
> them of course) and together we could refine them.
> (I expect that both your company and mine will benefit from the
> improvements made to hostapd!).
> Thanks in advance,
> Ted Merrill
> Atheros Communications

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