WEXT for hostap

Johannes Berg johannes
Mon May 9 06:35:57 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 19:00 +0530, soumya.sardar at wipro.com wrote:
> Like WPA_Supplicant, why we don?t have driver_wext and driver_broadcom
> for Hostap. I understand nl80211 may b the way to go..but then lot of
> devices still don?t support NL fully.

What's the question? If the question is "can you do hostapd with wext?"
then the answer is no. If the question is "may we add AP support to
wext?" then the answer is also no, wext is deprecated and shouldn't be
extended any more.


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