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Date:	Tue, 03 Jul 2007 09:11:09 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Masakazu Mokuno <mokuno@...sony.co.jp>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Geoff Levand <geoffrey.levand@...sony.com>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@...ycom.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ps3: gigabit ethernet driver for PS3, take2

Masakazu Mokuno wrote:
>>> --- a/drivers/net/Makefile
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/Makefile
>>> @@ -60,6 +60,8 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_TIGON3) += tg3.o
>>>  obj-$(CONFIG_BNX2) += bnx2.o
>>>  spidernet-y += spider_net.o spider_net_ethtool.o
>>>  obj-$(CONFIG_SPIDER_NET) += spidernet.o sungem_phy.o
>>> +obj-$(CONFIG_GELIC_NET) += ps3_gelic.o
>>> +ps3_gelic-objs += gelic_net.o
>>>  obj-$(CONFIG_TC35815) += tc35815.o
>>>  obj-$(CONFIG_SKGE) += skge.o
>>>  obj-$(CONFIG_SKY2) += sky2.o
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/gelic_net.c
>> The patch does not reflect the new name...
> 
> The driver's module name is 'ps3_gelic.ko' and the souce file names are
> 'gelic_net.{c,h}'.  As Geoff Levand said in the mail dated June 16, we
> have plan to add wireless support and its file name would be gelic_wireless.c.
> If this support added, the make file would be:
> 
>   obj-$(CONFIG_GELIC_NET) += ps3_gelic.o
>   gelic-$(CONFIG_GELIC_WIRELESS) += gelic_wireless.o
>   ps3_gelic-objs += gelic_net.o $(gelic-y)


For single-file modules, the source file prefix should match the output 
file prefix.

No Linux driver does it any other way.  It leads to confusion.

	Jeff


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