hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new development release v0.6.3

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Mar 5 09:01:13 PST 2008

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:44:38AM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 19:09 -0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > wpa_supplicant:
> > * removed 'nai' and 'eappsk' network configuration variables that were
> >   previously used for configuring user identity and key for EAP-PSK,

> Even though NM doesn't use these quite yet, would this mean that NM
> would have to dynamically detect at runtime what version of
> wpa_supplicant was installed to ensure that it wouldn't send the wrong
> config options to the supplicant here?  I want to keep NM working with
> both 0.5 and 0.6.

If NM were to support EAP-PSK/PAX/SAKE/GPSK, yes that would be needed. I
have not heard of anyone deploying these methods yet, so I did not
consider this change to be much of an issue at this point to justify
leaving backwards compatibility code for handling the old field names.

> If that's the case, would you accept a patch to add a getVersion()
> function to the D-Bus interface that passes back a (major, minor, micro)
> tuple?

Sure, if there is real need for this (i.e., configuration for
EAP-PSK/PAX/SAKE/GPSK is also implemented).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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