applying openssl patch for EAP-FAST support

Paresh Sawant paresh.sawant at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 09:40:30 EDT 2008


Thanks Dan ! it worked !

I built the hostapd with patched openssl, and then added EAP-FAST in
hostapd.eap_user, but once run it says "unsupported EAP type".

I have added EAP_FAST compilation flag in the Makefile. what is missing?

- Paresh







On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 14:45 +0530, Paresh Sawant wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I need to incorporate EAP-FAST support in hostapd, and I came across
> > info that says I need to apply patch openssl-tls-extensions.patch into
> > openssl to get the support.
> >
> > It seems to me the patch is just diff between original and modified
> > code, I would like to know if the patch is to be applied manually by
> > copying code or there is some other better way to do this.
>
> In the OpenSSL source directory, you do:
>
> patch -p1 < /path/to/openssl-tls-extensions.patch
>
> and then you rebuild OpenSSL, then you rebuild wpa_supplicant against
> the new OpenSSL.  Then, you email upstream OpenSSL and ask them nicely
> what the status of the patch is and why it (or something that provides
> the same functionality) isn't upstream yet :)  We all want it to go
> upstream to OpenSSL, but they have been pretty reluctant for some
> reason.
>
> Dan
>
>
>
>
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