Wireless tools

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Download Source: http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/wireless_tools.29.tar.gz

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Introduction to Wireless tools

The Wireless Extension (WE) is a generic API in the Linux kernel allowing a driver to expose configuration and statistics specific to common Wireless LANs to user space. A single set of tools can support all the variations of Wireless LANs, regardless of their type as long as the driver supports Wireless Extensions. WE parameters may also be changed on the fly without restarting the driver (or Linux).

The Wireless Tools (WT) package is a set of tools allowing manipulation of the Wireless Extensions. They use a textual interface to support the full Wireless Extension.

Project Homepage: http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html

Dependencies

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

make

Install the package

make PREFIX=/usr install

Multilib

32Bit

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILD32}"

Install the package

make PREFIX=/usr install

N32

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}" 

Install the package

make PREFIX=/usr INSTALL_LIB=/usr/lib32 install

64Bit

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" 

Install the package

make PREFIX=/usr INSTALL_LIB=/usr/lib64 install

Contents

Installed Programs: iwconfig iwlist iwpriv iwspy iwgetid iwevent ifrename
Installed Libraries: libiw.so.29 libiw.so
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