[aur-general] AUR Comment for ipw2200-inject

James Rayner iphitus at gmail.com
Fri May 8 21:04:46 EDT 2009

On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 7:44 AM, JM <fijam at archlinux.us> wrote:
> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 2:59 PM,  <aur-notify at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> from http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14082
>> BaSh wrote:
>> simply $ sudo modprobe ipw2200 rtap_iface=1 works
>> radiotap is enabled with kernel26 2.6.29
>> this package is obsolete. removed
> Hello,
> The ipw2200-inject PKGBUILD integrated two patches:
>    a) the radiotap interface patch
>    b) the data packet injection patch
> Since the packet injection patch had not been adapted to the current
> in-kernel driver, the PKGBUILD used 1.2.2 release of the driver from
> before it was included in the kernel. Radiotap, as Andrea pointed out,
> was added only in 2.6.29 and that is why the first patch was also
> included. AFAIK, it is the only way packet injection is possible with
> ipw2200 hardware.
> I would like to know how this package is obsolete.

Since when were packages being removed from the AUR for being obsolete anyway?

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