[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20081210

Murat D. Kadirov banderols at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 03:18:44 UTC 2008

01:19 Tue 16 Dec, Thomas Morper wrote:
> Am Monday 15 December 2008 21:11:33 schrieb Robby Workman:
> > I'd be willing to accept a build based on the snapshots, but since I no
> > longer have a need for madwifi, I'm effectively abandoning maintenance
> > of those scripts.  If you or someone else wants to take what's in our
> > 12.1 repo and make the changes needed for a snapshot *and* take over
> > maintenance of them, feel free.
> Just as a hint for the future maintainer: There are no changes necessary. 
> Well, at least no major ones. I used the existing scripts to build packages 
> from the 20081204 snapshot in the hal- branch. The driver worked out 
> of the box, and the tools just needed two additional sed calls to adjust a 
> path.
>   sed -i 's|/usr/local|/usr|g' tools/ath_info/Makefile
>   sed -i 's|/share/man|/man|g' tools/ath_info/Makefile
> Unfortunately, the kernel-based ath5k is not without flaws, making madwifi the 
> better choice even for systems supported by ath5k (e.g. Asus EEE 701: 
> incredibly slow with ath5k, but works fine with madwifi)

Do you use hostapd, or your wifi card work only in station mode?

Murat D. Kadirov
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