How to add new cryptographic functions?

Chuck Tuffli CTuffli
Mon Apr 7 12:42:06 PDT 2008

It sounds more like you want to modify a kernel driver instead of the
supplicant as this level of processing is either handled by the wireless
device or in software by the driver.


From: hostap-bounces at
[mailto:hostap-bounces at] On Behalf Of zhangxianshi
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 12:17 PM
To: hostap at
Subject: Re: How to add new cryptographic functions?

Actually, I want to modify the way of TKIP generating its RC4 seed. 
But unfortunately, I can not find how TKIP implemented in wpa.c. 

> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 11:12:47AM +0800, zhangxianshi wrote:
>> I want to add new cryptographic functions into wpa_supplicant and
>> What should I do?
>> Should I register them into some registration list like new EAP
> Depends on what exactly you are adding.. "Cryptographic functions"
> not really tell much about what this would be used for. Can you please
> provide more detailed description on what you are trying to achieve
> these new functions?
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id
> _______________________________________________
> HostAP mailing list
> HostAP at

DSP Group, Inc. automatically scans all emails and attachments using
MessageLabs Email Security System.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...

More information about the Hostap mailing list