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Re: [PATCH] NET: AX88796: Tighten up Kconfig dependencies

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NET: AX88796: Tighten up Kconfig dependencies
From: Sergei Shtylyov <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:17:54 +0400
Cc: "David S. Miller" <>, Eric Miao <>, Russell King <>, Ben Dooks <>, Paul Mundt <>, Jeff Garzik <>, Magnus Damm <>,,,,,
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On 25-06-2011 22:00, Ralf Baechle wrote:

In def47c5095d53814512bb0c62ec02dfdec769db1 the AX88796 driver got

   Please also specify the summary of that commit.

restricted to just be build for ARM and MIPS on the sole merrit that it


was written for some ARM sytems and the driver had the missfortune to


just build on MIPS, so MIPS was throw into the dependency for a good
measure.  Later 8687991a734a67f1638782c968f46fff0f94bb1f added SH but

   Summary here too, please.

only one in-tree SH system actually has an AX88796.

Tighten up dependencies by using an auxilliary config sysmbol
HAS_NET_AX88796 which is selected only by the platforms that actually
have or may have an AX88796.  This also means the driver won't be built
anymore for any MIPS platform.

Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle<>

WBR, Sergei

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