hostapd Won't Launch

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Jan 26 01:45:24 PST 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 06:33:25PM -0500, Ayron Jungren wrote:
> I couldn't find that bug in Bugzilla, including searching for closed
> bugs. Not sure what happened to it. The new bug I posted is at
> and I quoted you about
> CONFIG_NO_STDOUT_DEBUG being intended for embedded builds.

Neither did I find it, but I do remember a very similar discussion from
years ago.

> I tried building hostapd without the aforementioned debug USE flag,
> and ran a diff on the build configuration. The only difference is
> CONFIG_NO_STDOUT_DEBUG=y, but adding that one line immediately makes
> hostapd stop working. I think that officially makes it a heisenbug. :)
> I'm sure it doesn't help track down the problem, but it's present on
> 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0. If I get really adventurous I may bisect the git
> repo to see what commit added this behavior.

Could you please send me the .config file that works, but stops working
if that line is added? Please also send the hostapd.conf file that can
be used to reproduce this (with any passwords or private information

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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