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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix missing hdlc symbols for synclink drivers
On Tue, 06 Jun 2006 23:09:42 +0200 Krzysztof Halasa wrote:

> Paul Fulghum <paulkf@microgate.com> writes:
>
> > If I took that approach then you could never
> > use the synclink drivers without generic HDLC.
> >
> > The synclink drivers can be used independent of
> > the generic HDLC or with generic HDLC depending
> > on space requirements and application.
>
> Ah, now I understand. Anyway, the Makefile is not related to the problem.
>
> > If you can provide a patch that continues allowing
> > that level of flexibility in a way more to
> > your liking, then please post it and I'll have a look.
>
> I think I would modify the conditionals in drivers/char/synclink.c
> - to assume that generic HDLC is not present if CONFIG_SYNCLINK=y
> and CONFIG_HDLC=m. I would even put a user-visible comment in the
> *config (like the one in generic HDLC menu if you have no X.25/LAPB).
>
> I.e., I would probably change:
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_HDLC_MODULE
> #define CONFIG_HDLC 1
> #endif
>
> into something like:
>
> #if defined(CONFIG_HDLC_MODULE) && defined(CONFIG_SYNCLINK_MODULE)
> #define CONFIG_HDLC 1
> #endif

So SYNCLINK has different capabilities depending on whether
HDLC=m or HDLC=y ??
Makes no sense to me, but I'll leave it to you and Paul.

> plus that comment in Kconfig.
>
> (Not sure if the other synclink*.c files are relevant and need similar
> changes).
> --
> Krzysztof Halasa


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