[GIT PATCH] STAGING pull for .40

Franky (Zhenhui) Lin frankyl at broadcom.com
Tue May 24 00:28:54 UTC 2011


On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 04:01 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 01:43:13PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > which looks like another case of "can't compile two things both into
> > the kernel".
> >
> > Looks like the BRCMSMAC / BRCMFMAC drivers need to be mutually
> > exclusive. Something like
> >
> >   depends on m || (BRCMSMAC != y)
> >
> > for BRCMFMAC?
> >
> > Or they should just avoid using the same globally visible name.
> 
> Both probably.  I'll fix this up for the next set of staging fixes
> after
> you release -rc1.

Sorry about this. We have never compiled both modules with yesconfig to check for coexistence issue. We will add this to checklist from now on. And there should not be any coexistence problem for brcmsmac and brcmfmac. I will send out a patch for fixing this today.

Thanks,
Franky




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