new wpa_supplcant and hostapd coming

Henrik Brix Andersen henrik at
Tue Jun 12 15:57:04 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 08:50:18AM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
>  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?

To avoid regressions compared to FreeBSD 6.x - anyways, it was just a
suggestion. I have no use/interest/insight in ndis(4) myself.

Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik at>
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