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Date:	Mon, 2 Jun 2008 18:07:52 -0500
From:	Kumar Gala <galak@...nel.crashing.org>
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	Andy Fleming <afleming@...escale.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linuxppc-dev@...abs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] phylib: Don't allow core of phylib to build as a module


On Jun 2, 2008, at 3:30 PM, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Andy Fleming wrote:
>> I'm partial to the select-it-if-you-need-it paradigm.
>
>
> AFAICS this can all be solved by the platform Kconfig ensuring that  
> phylib=y

I don't care for this as it means making sure each platform/board port  
gets it right.  I think we'd be better off with a small stub that is  
always built into the kernel for phy_read/phy_write, etc or the  
function pointer indirection mechanism.

- k
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