cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory upon start

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Mar 13 11:44:38 PDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 01:38:19PM -0400, Cengiz G?nay wrote:
> For people who try to use the LIBNL >= 2.0, it would be very nice to apply
> this patch in to the hostapd/defconfig file:

In general, I try to include only things that are more or less stable in
defconfig and libnl 2.0 has not been released and at this point I do not
even have any idea whether the API would remain the same as it is in the
development tree (which is not even available at the moment and has not
been for past weeks). As such, I don't think it would be a good idea to
try to use libnl 2.0 and expect that it just works. If someone wants to
experiment with it, I'm sure they can figure out what needs to be done
and hopefully they are also able to modify the code if the API changes

As far as any real hostapd/wpa_supplicant use is concerned, libnl 1.1
should provide all the needed functionality and I don't see much point
in moving into anything newer before libnl 2.0 has been released.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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