hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new development release v0.5.5

Henrik Brix Andersen henrik at
Thu Sep 7 12:58:12 EDT 2006


On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 09:43:15PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> hostapd:
> * added -P<pid file> argument for hostapd to write the current process
>   id into a file

I know that new features are generally not backported to the stable
branch (for a good reason), but are there any plans to backport this
to 0.4.x?

The current situation (lack of a pid file) makes it difficult to send
a HUP to hostapd(8) from newsyslog(8) on FreeBSD.

Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik at>
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