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Date:	Fri, 28 Sep 2012 02:46:21 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Fix build error caused by broken PCH_PTP module

From: Haicheng Li <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:41:43 +0800

> On 09/28/2012 06:09 AM, David Miller wrote:
>> Look at how other people submit patches, do any other patch
>> submissions
>> look like your's having all of this metadata in the message body:
> I'm sorry for it.
>> As for this specific patch:
>>> -	depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH
>>> +	depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH = PCH_GBE
>> This is not the correct way to ensure that the module'ness of one
>> config option meets the module'ness requirements of another.
>> The correct way is to say something like "&&  (PCH_GBE || PCH_GBE=n)"
> This case is a little bit tricky than usual, with PCH_PTP selected,
> the valid config would be either "PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH=PCH_GBE=m" or
> "PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH=PCH_GBE=y", and PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH depends on

And a simple "&& PCH_GBE" should accomplish this, no?

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