Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the final tree(wireless tree related)

From: wwguy
Date: Fri Feb 25 2011 - 15:35:47 EST

Hi Stephen,

On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 22:16 -0800, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi all,
> After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> allyesconfig) failed like this:
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o:(.rodata+0x29f0): multiple definition of `iwl_rates'
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o:(.rodata+0xa68): first defined here
> powerpc64-linux-ld: Warning: size of symbol `iwl_rates' changed from 143 in drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o to 130 in drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o:(.data+0x0): multiple definition of `bt_coex_active'
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o:(.data+0x668): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o:(.rodata+0x750): multiple definition of `iwl_eeprom_band_1'
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o:(.rodata+0x27d0): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o:(.rodata+0x3f0): multiple definition of `iwl_bcast_addr'
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o:(.rodata+0x24f8): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/built-in.o:(.bss+0x3d48): multiple definition of `iwl_debug_level'
> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/built-in.o:(.bss+0x21950): first defined here
> Presumably caused by commit be663ab67077fac8e23eb8e231a8c1c94cb32e54
> ("iwlwifi: split the drivers for agn and legacy devices 3945/4965").
> I have just left this one as it will only break strange configs (like
> allyesconfig) but it needs to be fixed soon.

Thanks for let us know, we will submit separated patch to fix it asap


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