WPA supplicant control library licensing

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Nov 16 14:39:27 PST 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 03:42:43PM -0600, alfred steele wrote:
> The Licensing on the preamble in the header and the source files of
> the ap control interface suggests that  the wpa supplicant control
> library interface can be used  based on BSD licensing.
> We intend to use an application which uses  the api's exposed by wpa
> supplicant. I just wanted to confirm that this client to the interface
> need not  be GPL compliant as it can use BSD.

Correct, just like all the rest of wpa_supplicant, wpa_ctrl.c is dual
licensed and you have the option to use the BSD license.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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