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Re: Build failure for armhf/armmp, linux 3.11-rc4

On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 06:25:44PM +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-08-16 at 11:34 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > Please use the advertised e-mail addresses for maintainers.

> Expand, please?  I took your address from the commit that Robert pointed
> out.

You're better off with MAINTAINERS - several people advertise and use
non-work e-mail addresses but sign off with a work one.

> > I doubt many people are actually building them as modules except for
> > compile testing or with another reason for the kernel to be tainted.

> In a multi-platform config I think this will now be the *normal* state,
> as the dependent drivers should be modules.

The point is that I rather doubt anyone working on the drivers cares so
long as they build in modular configurations.

> I'm still failing to see *how* that fix works, anyway.  Seems like a
> workaround for some other problem.

Could you be more specific as to what you believe the problem that
exists is?  You mentioned that the kernel would be tainted but that
doesn't seem like a not working thing...

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