hostapd support in default build
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun May 11 02:40:30 EDT 2003
I removed PRISM2_HOSTAPD definition from Host AP driver and enabled
hostapd support for all builds. Default configuration will include
support for both hostapd and kernel driver-based IEEE 802.11 management.
If hostapd is not running, kernel driver will take care of the
management and when hostapd is started, management frames will be
directed automatically to it.
This change should make it easier to use hostapd since it does not
require changes to the kernel driver compilation anymore. Amount of code
required for hostapd support is limited, so including it in all builds
should not be an issue. Kernel driver code for 802.11 management can be
removed by defining PRISM2_NO_KERNEL_IEEE_80211_MGMT.
Please also note that wlan0ap interface will be registered only when
needed, i.e., when hostapd is started. In addition, it will be
automatically removed when hostapd is terminated.
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