Upgrade Karmic to wpa_supplicant 0.7.x
proski at gnu.org
Tue Mar 23 20:02:56 EDT 2010
On Tue, 2010-03-23 at 13:00 -0600, Curtis Larsen wrote:
> 1- Downloaded wpa_supplicant-0.7.1.tar.gz
> 2- Opened with archive manager and extracted contents to new directory
> 3- Created build time configuration file as mentioned here:
> ...but realized the example on that page did not have the nl80211
> 4- Discovered file named "defconfig" in "wpa_sup" directory which does
> have nl802.11 driver and so renamed as ".config" with nl80211 driver
The defconfig file should be in the wpa_supplicant directory, not in the
top level directory of the sources.
> 5- In the "wpa_sup" directory I typed "make" and this is the *entire*
> output I get:
> clarsen at box2:~/wpasup$ make
> for d in ap common crypto drivers eapol_auth eapol_supp eap_common
> eap_peer eap_server l2_packet radius rsn_supp tls utils wps; do [ -d
> $d ] && make -C $d; done
> make: *** [all] Error 1
> clarsen at box2:~/wpasup$
It looks list your archive manager unpacked all files in one directory.
Please tell it to preserve the directory structure.
> 6- I then read the file named "README" in the "wpa_sup" directory
> which says the following:
> ...Source code files have been moved around in v0.6.x releases and
> compared to earlier releases, the programs are now build by first
> going to a subdirectory (wpa_supplicant or hostapd) and creating
> build configuration (.config) and running 'make' there (for
> Linux/BSD/cygwin builds).
> 7- Then, since I see no subdirectory in the "wpa_sup" directory I
> decided to create one, copied ".config" to it, and then typed "make".
I see. Since the archive manager didn't create any subdirectories, you
assumed you should create one.
> Here is the output that I got:
> clarsen at box2:~/wpasup/wpa_supplicant$ make
> make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
> clarsen at box2:~/wpasup/wpa_supplicant$
That won't work if there is no makefile in that directory.
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