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-wpa_supplicant and hostapd v0.6.x
----------------------------------
+wpa_supplicant and hostapd
+--------------------------
-Copyright (c) 2002-2007, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors
+Copyright (c) 2002-2012, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors
All Rights Reserved.
-These program is dual-licensed under both the GPL version 2 and BSD
-license. Either license may be used at your option.
+These programs are licensed under the BSD license (the one with
+advertisement clause removed).
+
+If you are submitting changes to the project, please see CONTRIBUTIONS
+file for more instructions.
This package may include either wpa_supplicant, hostapd, or both. See
README file respective subdirectories (wpa_supplicant/README or
hostapd/README) for more details.
-Source code files have been moved around in v0.6.x releases and
-compared to earlier releases, the programs are now build by first
-going to a subdirectory (wpa_supplicant or hostapd) and creating
-build configuration (.config) and running 'make' there (for
-Linux/BSD/cygwin builds).
+Source code files were moved around in v0.6.x releases and compared to
+earlier releases, the programs are now built by first going to a
+subdirectory (wpa_supplicant or hostapd) and creating build
+configuration (.config) and running 'make' there (for Linux/BSD/cygwin
+builds).
+
+
+License
+-------
+
+This software may be distributed, used, and modified under the terms of
+BSD license:
+
+Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
+modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
+met:
+
+1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
+ notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
+
+2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
+ notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
+ documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
+
+3. Neither the name(s) of the above-listed copyright holder(s) nor the
+ names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products
+ derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
+
+THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
+"AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
+A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
+OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
+SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
+DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
+THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
+(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
+OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.