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Re: Merging SSB and HND/AI support

To: Michael Büsch <mb@bu3sch.de>
Subject: Re: Merging SSB and HND/AI support
From: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:13:01 +0100
Cc: Jonas Gorski <jonas.gorski@gmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
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On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 11:56 +0100, Michael Büsch wrote:

> > As far as I can see, there are two possibilities:
> > 
> > a) Merge the HND/AI code into the current SSB code, or
> > 
> > b) add the missing code for SoCs to brcm80211 and replace the SSB code with 
> > it.
> 
> Why can't we keep those two platforms separated?
> Is there really a lot of shared code between SSB and HND/AI?

I don't think there's a lot of shared code, but I believe that you need
b43 to be able to target cores on both? And b43 currently uses the SSB
APIs only.

johannes


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