Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and hostapd/wpa_supplicant

Andriy Tkachuk andriy.tkachuk at inobject.com
Wed Aug 20 07:54:12 EDT 2008


On Mon Jun 16 13:26:50 EDT 2008, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Over the past couple of months, there have been number of questions
> about WPS support in hostapd/wpa_supplicant. Due to legal threats from
> my former employer, Devicescape Software, I temporarily removed all of
> the WPS implementation from hostapd/wpa_supplicant repository. I
> believe that Devicescape's claims are unfounded and I am currently
> reviewing the matter with my legal counsel. I expect to restore WPS
> support into hostapd/wpa_supplicant but while this review is ongoing
> the WPS implementation is still not available from my web site. At
> this point, I do not have an estimate on when the WPS support would be
> available in hostapd/wpa_supplicant, but my clear goal is to get this
> functionality into the open source project as soon as possible.
>   

Hi Jouni,

are there any news about this?

Thank you.


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