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Date:	Mon, 15 Jan 2007 20:24:21 +0100
From:	Maarten Lankhorst <>
To:	Jiri Benc <>
CC:	Johannes Berg <>,
	"John W. Linville" <>,
	netdev <>,

Jiri Benc schreef:
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2007 13:31:06 +0000, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 13:55 +0100, Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
>>> Enabling this doesn't cause anything to fail, but my wireless router
>>> doesn't have a pci bus, but instead a native SSB, so CONFIG_NET_WIRELESS
>>> isn't selected. This in turn causes wext-common.o to not be built, so I
>>> get missing symbols and a build breakage. That's why I made
>>> wext-common.o depend on CONFIG_WIRELESS_EXT instead of
>>> decided to kill that symbol.
>> Ok, that makes sense to me. Let's put this in but with this better
>> description rather than the original one.
> The original mail with patch apparently didn't get to netdev (I haven't
> received it and it's not in netdev archive). Maarten, could you resend
> it please?
> Thanks,
>  Jiri
Sorry, must have missed sending it to netdev, original message follows.

Nothing uses this, and it breaks the kernel build if a wireless device is used with a unsupported type of bus.
Verified this with a grep.

Signed-off-by: Maarten Lankhorst <>

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
index 03dbe60..b9620c6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -544,11 +544,5 @@ source "drivers/net/wireless/zd1211rw/Kc
 source "drivers/net/wireless/d80211/Kconfig"
-# yes, this works even when no drivers are selected
-	bool
-	depends on NET_RADIO && (ISA || PCI || PPC_PMAC || PCMCIA)
-	default y
diff --git a/net/wireless/Makefile b/net/wireless/Makefile
index f285440..44ae23a 100644
--- a/net/wireless/Makefile
+++ b/net/wireless/Makefile
@@ -12,5 +12,5 @@ obj-ny :=
 # this needs to be compiled in...
 obj-$(CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT_COMPAT) += wext-compat.o
-obj-$(CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT_COMPAT)$(CONFIG_NET_WIRELESS) += wext-common.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT_COMPAT)$(CONFIG_WIRELESS_EXT) += wext-common.o
 obj-y += $(obj-yy) $(obj-yn) $(obj-ny)

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