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SubjectRe: PATCH - gameport_{,un}register_port must be static when inline
On Thursday October 4, wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2001 14:19:13 +1000 (EST),
> Neil Brown <> wrote:
> >Linus,
> > 2.4.11-pre2 wont compile with some combinations of sound card drivers
> > if CONFIG_INPUT_GAMEPORT is not defined, as every driver than include
> > gameport.h causes "gameport_register_port" to be defined as a symbol
> > and there is a conflict.
> >
> > This patch makes the relevant inline functions "static" to avoid this
> > problem.
> Please don't. This was fixed in the -ac trees several weeks ago, the
> correct fix is to move the input rewrite from -ac to Linus's tree.
> That is up to the maintainer, Vojtech Pavlik.

Are you sure? 2.4.10 seems to have a big input rewrite, and
patch-2.4.10-ac4 doesn't change gameport.h and makes only minimal
changes to esssolo1.c, one of the drivers in question.

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