libnl.so.2.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory upon start

Pavel Roskin proski at gnu.org
Fri Mar 13 16:25:07 EDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 20:44 +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 01:38:19PM -0400, Cengiz Günay wrote:
> > For people who try to use the LIBNL >= 2.0, it would be very nice to apply
> > this patch in to the hostapd/defconfig file:
> 
> In general, I try to include only things that are more or less stable in
> defconfig and libnl 2.0 has not been released and at this point I do not
> even have any idea whether the API would remain the same as it is in the
> development tree (which is not even available at the moment and has not
> been for past weeks). As such, I don't think it would be a good idea to
> try to use libnl 2.0 and expect that it just works. If someone wants to
> experiment with it, I'm sure they can figure out what needs to be done
> and hopefully they are also able to modify the code if the API changes
> again.
> 
> As far as any real hostapd/wpa_supplicant use is concerned, libnl 1.1
> should provide all the needed functionality and I don't see much point
> in moving into anything newer before libnl 2.0 has been released.

I agree completely.  Especially considering that 

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Regards,
Pavel Roskin


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