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    SubjectRe: build #337 failed for 2.6.24-rc1-gb1d08ac In function `usbnet_set_settings':
    On Thursday 01 November 2007, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    > The MII functions aren't available unless NET_ETHERNET=y.
    > Howver, the MII functions aren't always needed...
    > David, any ideas on this one?

    It's been several years since I looked at this. It
    used to behave just fine.

    Something must have changed in the not-too-distant
    past to have broken this mechanism...

    >  config USB_USBNET
    >         tristate "Multi-purpose USB Networking Framework"
    > +       depends on NET_ETHERNET if USB_USBNET_MII != n
    >         select MII if USB_USBNET_MII != n
    > would be handy.  But invalid.
    > Hm, wait.  Haven't we seen this before and decided that MII should
    > be made more generally available?  I.e., not depend on NET_ETHERNET?

    Some of us keep wanting to see "select" work properly,
    not omitting dependencies...

    Re interdependencies MII and NET_ETHERNET, I'll leave
    that up to the netedev folk.

    - Dave

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