Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232999
wpa_supplicant outdatet in FC6?
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:59 EST
Description of problem:
A new version (0.5.7) of wpa_supplicant is available since some time. Why it is
not used in Fedora Core 6. The latest version of wpa_supplicant appeared in
Fedora 7 Test 2 but FC6 is still 0.4.9.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 6
Steps to Reproduce:
wpa_supplicant in Fedora is a bit outdatet
wpa_supplicant should be used in a newer version
Building wpa_supplicant 0.5.7 for myself with rpmbuild works fine and
integrates well into FC6. No problems occured since the installation about one
Still no answer and meanwhile Fedora 8 has arrived. The stable version of
wpa_supplicant is 0.5.8 and I'm still wondering why Fedora uses the outdatet
version 0.5.7. Even version 0.6.0 works fine (for me). A rebuild using based on
the original SPEC file (some changes had to be made for the build path) does
I would appreciate any answer rgarding this topic.
It was too close to F8 to change wpa_supplicant when I returned and was able to
focus on NetworkManager stuff. I've looked over the diff between 0.5.7 ad 0.5.8
and I'm not aware of anything that would warrant a rebase. F9/rawhide will be
jumping to 0.6.x after I've upstreamed the current patches that we've got
against 0.5.7. F8 and F7 won't be rebasing until there's a compelling reason to
Ok, that's good to know. But actually it seems to be that the development of
version 0.6.x has been freezed. In the eyes of the developer it is still beta
but for me it works fine. Hope this will change until F9.
Thx for the answer