[RFC] Move brcm80211 to mainline

Pavel Roskin proski at gnu.org
Thu Jul 7 00:45:43 UTC 2011

On 07/06/2011 08:20 PM, Henry Ptasinski wrote:
> With the latest series of cleanup patches merged in by Greg KH, I'd like to now
> propose moving brcm80211 out of staging and into mainline.
> Since brcm80211 in staging-next has about ~250 patches that areen't in
> wireless-testing yet, I've put together a patch to add a copy of the current
> sources from staging-next into wireless-testing:drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211.
> The patch is somewhat large, so I've posted the patch at:
> 	http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/brcm80211?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=0001-wireless-testing-add-brcm80211.patch
> Only the necessary Kconfig and Makefile adjustments have been made (the sources
> are unchanged from what's currently in staging-next).

The change to Kconfig seems to be wrong.  It would be better to respect 
CONFIG_WLAN in drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig, like all other drivers do. 
  Then drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/Kconfig should be cleaned up to 
remove unneeded dependencies on CONFIG_WLAN.

Pavel Roskin

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