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SubjectRe: [2.6.11-rc4-mm1 patch] fix buggy IEEE80211_CRYPT_* selects
Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 01:43:04AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >
> >>Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >>
> >>>+ select CRYPTO
> >>> select CRYPTO_AES
> >>> ---help---
> >>> Include software based cipher suites in support of IEEE 802.11i
> >>> (aka TGi, WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK, etc.) for use with CCMP enabled
> >>> networks.
> >>>@@ -54,10 +55,11 @@
> >>> "ieee80211_crypt_ccmp".
> >>>
> >>>config IEEE80211_CRYPT_TKIP
> >>> tristate "IEEE 802.11i TKIP encryption"
> >>> depends on IEEE80211
> >>>+ select CRYPTO
> >>> select CRYPTO_MICHAEL_MIC
> >>
> >>
> >>'select CRYPTO_AES' should 'select CRYPTO' automatically, I would hope.
> >
> >
> > This would result in a recursive dependency.
>
> No, it wouldn't. CRYPTO_AES depends on CRYPTO, which depends on nothing.
>

Thing is, CRYPTO_AES on only selectable on x86.

So really, IEEE80211_CRYPT_CCMP should depend upon CRYPTO_AES rather than
selecting it. But that confuses users.
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