List of configuration options

Jeon sjeon87+hostap at
Sun Feb 5 02:13:19 PST 2017

I can find lots of

/* doing something */

in wpa_supplicant source code when executing the command: `grep -R
'CONFIG_IBSS_RSN' wpa_supplicant/*.c`, So, I think yes, wpa_supplicant
seems to support IBSS RSN.

(But didn't check whether it actually works or not)


On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Rostislav Devyatov <deviatov at> wrote:
> PS Sorry for the typo in the previous email
> (as #ifdef CONFIG_BSS_RSN).
> should be
> (as #ifdef CONFIG_IBSS_RSN).
> ---------- Original message ----------
> From: Rostislav Devyatov <deviatov at>
> Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2017 08:53:33 +0300
> Subject: List of configuration options
> To: hostap at
> Dear wpa_supplicant developers,
> The README file of wpa_supplicant says:
> See defconfig file for an example configuration and a list of
> available options and additional notes.
> Do I understand correctly that defonfig file does NOT contain the
> COMPLETE list of available (and officially supported) configuration
> options? Is it possible to see the complete list of officially
> supported options somewhere?
> I am particularly interested in the option called CONFIG_IBSS_RSN. It
> is not present in defconfig (and not in README either), but it appears
> in Makefile and in several C files
> (as #ifdef CONFIG_BSS_RSN). Is this option supported? Or the fact that
> it is not present in defconfig means that it is not yet supported and
> intended to be "N" until it appears in defconfig?
> The reason of my question is that it seems to me that in one of linux
> distributions (gentoo), the maintainers assume that all possible
> options are mentioned in defconfig, at least their configuration
> programs can only switch options that are listed in defconfig.
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