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SubjectRe: build #337 failed for 2.6.24-rc1-gb1d08ac In function `usbnet_set_settings':
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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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