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    SubjectRe: linux-next: sound tree build failure
    Hi Mark,

    On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:58:00 +0000 Mark Brown <> wrote:
    > On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 09:37:32PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
    > > The sound tree is merged before the mfd tree, and the commit that adds
    > > those is only in the mfd tree. So the sound tree, on its own, is
    > > broken. This driver will only build if you merge the mfd tree as well.
    > Ah, you're doing builds after each individual merge. It might help to

    Always have ...

    > change the form you're using when reporting problems with partially
    > constructed -next - at the minute you say "Today's linux-next build
    > (x86_64 allmodconfig) failed like this:" which makes it look like you're
    > testing the result of the full -next merge.

    I was hoping that the subject of the email would help with that

    > > Kconfig has nothing to do with it, sorry.
    > No, it does really fix the problem. As I said the driver should build
    > depend on a Kconfig symbol which is introduced in the MFD tree. This
    > means that the driver will not be built at all until MFD has been merged
    > since the dependencies required to select the driver will not be
    > satisfied unless the commits it depends on are present in the tree.

    Yeah, OK, I guess you could do that.

    > I'll push a patch for this shortly.


    Stephen Rothwell
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