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authorJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2005-04-10 17:31:57 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2005-04-10 17:31:57 (GMT)
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Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 01:29:30 +0300
From: Faidon Liambotis <faidon@cube.gr> Subject: hostapd: Debian package patches & manpages I'm about to upload a new revision of my hostapd package and I'm sending you the modifications I did to your package, for the purpose of including it to the Debian distribution. I'm also sending you the manpages for hostapd and hostapd_cli I made. Please send me any corrections/suggestions you have, so I can include them in my package. I'm also hoping that a newer version of hostapd will include these changes. The patches are minor, even though I think 03_usage_cleanup is an intrusive modification considering that I'm just packaging the software. My excuse is that I did it in the context of documenting hostapd (that is, after I created the manpages). (jkm: with minor changes to line lengths and indentation)
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+.TH HOSTAPD 8 "April 7, 2005" hostapd hostapd
+hostapd \- IEEE 802.11 AP, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP/RADIUS Authenticator
+.B hostapd
+[-hdBKt] <configuration file(s)>
+This manual page documents briefly the
+.B hostapd
+.B hostapd
+is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers.
+It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators and RADIUS authentication server.
+The current version supports Linux (Host AP, madwifi, Prism54 drivers) and FreeBSD (net80211).
+.B hostapd
+is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling authentication.
+.B hostapd
+supports separate frontend programs and an example text-based frontend,
+.BR hostapd_cli ,
+is included with
+.BR hostapd .
+A summary of options is included below.
+For a complete description, run
+.BR hostapd
+from the command line.
+.B \-h
+Show usage.
+.B \-d
+Show more debug messages.
+.B \-dd
+Show even more debug messages.
+.B \-B
+Run daemon in the background.
+.B \-K
+Include key data in debug messages.
+.B \-t
+Include timestamps in some debug messages.
+.B \-v
+Show hostapd version.
+.BR hostapd_cli (1).
+hostapd was written by Jouni Malinen <jkmaline@cc.hut.fi>.
+This manual page was written by Faidon Liambotis <faidon@cube.gr>,
+for the Debian project (but may be used by others).