Matter integration

Stijn Tintel stijn at
Fri Jul 28 03:33:33 PDT 2023

On 28/07/2023 00:11, Karsten Sperling via openwrt-devel wrote:
> Hello,
> I’m part of an effort by the Connectivity Standards Alliance to bring support for routers and access points into Matter.  Matter is an open-source connectivity standard built to enable developers and device manufacturers to build reliable and secure connected home devices [1][2].
> In this context we’re working on a reference implementation for Matter-enabled routers / access points, which will be taking the form of an OpenWRT feed.  Development on this has recently started at  We’re using OpenWRT as a platform because of its open nature and great hardware support.  I wanted to reach out to make the OpenWRT developer community aware of this effort, and to invite you to collaborate with us if you’re interested.
Thanks for letting us know. I, for one, am very interested in Matter 
(and Thread). I will try the matter-openwrt feed soon. Maybe this can 
help me finish the PR to add the OpenThread Border Router to OpenWrt [1].
> On a more concrete level, I would also like to ask for support for this small PR on OpenWRT I’ve opened here:
> The cross-platform nature of the Matter SDK combined with the fact that it uses git sub-modules for dependency management results in the repo having a LOT of sub-modules (about 70 direct, 130 total), only 4 of which are needed when building within OpenWRT. Getting this PR merged would help us to get the Matter SDK and related software to build cleanly under OpenWRT.
> Thanks!
> [1]  <>
> [2]


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