Back port "scan_freq" implementation to wpa supplicant 0.6.x

Johannes Berg johannes
Wed Dec 15 01:13:34 PST 2010

On Tue, 2010-12-14 at 17:43 -0600, alfred steele wrote:
> Hello all,
> I wish to back port the patch for "scan_freq" facility to wpa
> supplicant version 0.6.8. The scan_freq allows the application to
> supply a list of channels to wpa supplicant to be used in mlme.c to
> scan  based on the list.
> The reason i want to do this is that the the driver we use is  does
> not use mac80211(uses WEXT) and adapting the driver to work with
> mac80211.
> Can anyone suggest if there are any limitations on back porting
> approach and if it is feasible in the first place?

You can't "port" this functionality to WEXT at all since it doesn't
support it in the API.


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