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

Andriy Tkachuk andriy.tkachuk at inobject.com
Thu Aug 28 13:14:24 EDT 2008

Ok, meanwhile I published Jouni's WPS code at 
It already merged with latest hostap sources. Comments & patches are 

On 2008-08-20 14:54, Andriy Tkachuk wrote:
> 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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