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SubjectRe: linux-next: Tree for November 2 (wireless/wl1271)
ext John W. Linville wrote:
> Helps if I actually Cc: Luca...

Yes, it does. :) I would see this at some point but CCing me speed things up
quite a lot.

> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 01:44:49PM -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 10:01:35AM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>> Stephen Rothwell wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Changes since 20091030:
>>>
>>> wl1271 build fails when CONFIG_INET=n.
>>> Should this driver depend on INET?
>>>
>>> Why does this driver, unlike all other wireless drivers,
>>> want to use register_inetaddr_notifier()?
>>>
>>> wl1271_main.c:(.text+0x271052): undefined reference to `unregister_inetaddr_notifier'
>>> wl1271_main.c:(.text+0x2714d7): undefined reference to `register_inetaddr_notifier'
>> Yeah, that driver is doing some filtering based on IPv4.
>>
>> Luca, is that necessary? If so, then we need a patch like the one below...?

Yes, this is necessary. We are doing ARP filtering according to the IP address
of the interface, as you have realized. Our implementation is rather ugly at
the moment, so the plan is to try to get rid of this dependency on INET, but we
need it for now.

Thanks Randy for finding this and thanks John for fixing it.

>> From ba823accfad68151d80503ff5fb04c049c9eadc2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
>> Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 13:43:32 -0500
>> Subject: [PATCH] wl1271: depend on INET
>>
>> wl1271_main.c:(.text+0x271052): undefined reference to `unregister_inetaddr_notifier'
>> wl1271_main.c:(.text+0x2714d7): undefined reference to `register_inetaddr_notifier'
>>
>> Driver is doing some filtering based on IP addresses...
>>
>> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/net/wireless/wl12xx/Kconfig | 1 +
>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/wl12xx/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/wl12xx/Kconfig
>> index 33de7fa..785e024 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/wl12xx/Kconfig
>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/wl12xx/Kconfig
>> @@ -42,6 +42,7 @@ config WL1251_SDIO
>> config WL1271
>> tristate "TI wl1271 support"
>> depends on WL12XX && SPI_MASTER && GENERIC_HARDIRQS
>> + depends on INET
>> select FW_LOADER
>> select CRC7
>> ---help---
>> --
>> 1.6.2.5

Acked-by: Luciano Coelho <luciano.coelho@nokia.com>

--
Cheers,
Luca.


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