new wpa_supplcant and hostapd coming

Sam Leffler sam at
Tue Jun 12 15:50:06 UTC 2007

Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 09:19:23PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
>>  I plan to import new versions of these programs.  The 0.5.8 version of 
>>  wpa_supplicant does not work with the ndis support in the kernel.  I've 
>>  requested help fixing this for many months w/ no response.  If noone steps 
>>  up to fix it I plan to commit the new wpa_supplicant w/o ndis support.
> In order to avoid regressions in the forthcoming 7.0 release would it
> be an option to import the latest 0.4.x versions of wpa_supplicant and
> hostapd instead? Then wait with the 0.5.x import until we have ndis
> support working with the 0.5.x branch?

Its been many months and I see noone interested in fixing ndis support. 
  Not importing the current stable release means all non-ndis users are 
missing out on bug fixes and features.  So tell me again why it's better 
to wait?


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