WPA supplicant control library licensing

alfred steele alfred.jaquez at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 17:01:14 EST 2010


Thanks Jouni!

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 03:42:43PM -0600, alfred steele wrote:
>> The Licensing on the preamble in the header and the source files of
>> the ap control interface suggests that  the wpa supplicant control
>> library interface can be used  based on BSD licensing.
>> We intend to use an application which uses  the api's exposed by wpa
>> supplicant. I just wanted to confirm that this client to the interface
>> need not  be GPL compliant as it can use BSD.
>
> Correct, just like all the rest of wpa_supplicant, wpa_ctrl.c is dual
> licensed and you have the option to use the BSD license.
>
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