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Re: Future of linux-wlan-ng?



On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 11:48:29PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> linux-wlan-ng has a RC-bug and is orphaned. On the other hand, I don't
> know enough about this package to see whether it's still useful. Joey
> has written in his orphaning:
> | I don't know if it will make sense to have this package in debian after
> | 2.6 is out and/or the hostap drivers go into the 2.4.2x series, which I
> | think they might. wlan-ng and hostap serve fairly overlapping purposes.
> 
> So, my question is: What's the future of this package?

Even if hostap were in either 2.4 or 2.6 (which is not the case),
linux-wlan-ng is the only driver which supports PRISM-based USB wireless
adapters.

I don't have much time to work on it, but I'd be very happy to test if
someone were to adopt it.

Thanks,

 - Keegan

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