Android proposal ( - to be compilant with hostap directory structure - current build fail.

Dmitry Shmidt dimitrysh at
Thu Mar 17 11:03:06 EDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 1:41 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 11:05:07AM -0700, Dmitry Shmidt wrote:
>> I am not sure that your proposal is the same but we can do the next thing:
>> 1) Create small in wpa_supplicant "root" directory (where
>> README and COPYING) are located.
>> 2) It will include makefiles from hostapd and wpa_supplicant subdirectories
>> The only drawback is that we can not create executable with the same
>> name as subdirectory, so we will need
>> to rename wpa_supplicant  and hostapd subdirs to something else.
>> Will it be acceptable ?
> If you mean renaming the directories in the git repository, then I don't
> think that that would be happening because of some build system
> limitations.
> Is there some problems with the src symlink under wpa_supplicant/hostapd
> directories? That sounds like the simplest solution to me.
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> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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Symlink is Ok when you are building on Linux. We can stay with it.


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