Re: [PATCH] net: core: move mac_pton() to lib/net_utils.c

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 04:41:51 EST

On Tuesday 04 June 2013 17:43:23 David Miller wrote:
> From: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 19:46:26 +0300
> > Since we have at least one user of this function outside of CONFIG_NET
> > scope, we have to provide this function independently. The proposed
> > solution is to move it under lib/net_utils.c with corresponding
> > configuration variable and select wherever it is needed.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Reported-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> I do not see a mac_pton() usage under drivers/misc in any of my trees,
> so I really am not the person to apply this.

Greg merged the Andy's patch that added the usage in the char-misc tree,
which broke yesterday's linux-next for some 'randconfig' builds.

Can you provide an Ack for Greg to apply the patch to his tree?

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