Compiling on Windows

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Aug 24 10:20:45 PDT 2015

On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 09:40:57PM -0700, snakecharmr wrote:
> I am trying to create an unauthenticated wap on one my windows machines
> and the built in tool for windows (netsh) requires me to set a password
> and use wpa. So I turned to hostapd. It appears that hostapd can be
> built for windows, but attempting to do so thru cygwin has met with many
> problems.
> Is it possible to do this? I have poured many hours into this, and I
> just wanted to ask in case it is not possible.

No, there is no support for using Windows NDIS drivers with hostapd.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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