WiFi Radar

Kevin Downey redchin at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 23:16:51 UTC 2007

On 7/8/07, Edwin Groothuis <edwin at mavetju.org> wrote:
> Hello Alvarez,
> On Sun, Jul 08, 2007 at 01:32:50PM -0700, Alvarez wrote:
> > I would like to port WiFi Radar application to FreeBSD, but I need the ins
> > and outs of porting Linux apps into FreeBSD. Can anyone pitch in some
> > knowledge? Thank you
> Based on the description the GUI part will be relative easy (it's
> just Python with GTK), but the underlying part seems to be going
> to be an interesting challenge since the Linux iwcontrol and the
> FreeBSD wicontrol probably don't match up with regarding arguments
> and capabilities.
> If the author is willing to take back patches, you gain more out
> of it since it probably will be a lot, maybe even considering him
> to make a proper OS dependent interface towards the wi/iwcontrol
> toolset so he can easily add support for other OSs too.
> (Sorry to be not so helpful, but you've chosen not the easiests and
> the most difficults of jobs :-)
> Edwin
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        The wicontrol(8) utility has been removed from the base system. wi(4)
        cards should be configured using ifconfig(8), see the man page for more

so not only do iwcontrol and wicontrol not match up, wicontrol doesn't exist.
i'll unhook my oily pink mini-kimono, you kill him in honolulu

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