Updated WE-18 (WPA) proposal

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof
Mon Aug 30 15:01:05 PDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 01:55:52PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Jean Tourrilhes wrote:

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> >	Also, I'm not clear how the stuff in wireless-2.6 is supposed
> >to trickle into the other trees (netdev-2.6, -mm and Linus's), and how
> >to better link it with the CVS of the various drivers involved.
> Less of a trickle than a flood:  wireless-2.6 should be the target for 
> development of shared wireless stack code.  As several drivers are 
> currently using bits of HostAP, for example, wireless-2.6 should be a 
> focal point for patches that modify these drivers to instead share the 
> same code.
> Once this generic work is done, it would get pushed all at once to 
> netdev-2.6, where it would receive testing in -mm.  Then, later, pushed 
> to mainline.
> 	Jeff

Beides wpa_supplicant from hostap code (which is actually going into
WE18) what other code re-use is on the roadmap as of yet for wireless-2.6?

Also who is coordinating this?


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