Re: [PATCH, resend] pch_phub: re-use native MAC address parser

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Jun 04 2013 - 10:38:25 EST

On Tuesday 04 June 2013 17:21:16 Andy Shevchenko wrote:

> > The easiest solution would be to
> > make the entire driver "depend on NET".
> I don't feel that is good idea. Driver is an abstraction to the ROM,
> it doesn't mean you can't read ROM without network framework.

Right, makes sense.

> It seems proper solution is to move mac_pton() outside of CONFIG_NET,
> though I don't know how to do this easily.

If we want to use it outside of CONFIG_NET, it cannot be part of net/core/*.c.
Maybe we can move the function to lib/mac_pton.c instead and create a
Kconfig symbol that gets selected by CONFIG_NET and by any driver lib
PCH_PHUB that needs it.

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