hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new development release v0.5.5

Kel Modderman kelrin at tpg.com.au
Thu Sep 7 19:32:09 EDT 2006


On Friday 08 September 2006 02:58, Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 09:43:15PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > hostapd:
> > * added -P<pid file> argument for hostapd to write the current process
> >   id into a file
>
> I know that new features are generally not backported to the stable
> branch (for a good reason), but are there any plans to backport this
> to 0.4.x?

http://lists.shmoo.com/pipermail/hostap/2006-July/013607.html

>
> The current situation (lack of a pid file) makes it difficult to send
> a HUP to hostapd(8) from newsyslog(8) on FreeBSD.
>

Kel.



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