Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the final tree (wirelesstree related)
From: Kalle Valo
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 02:11:38 EST
On 08/10/2011 05:21 AM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc allyesconfig)
> failed like this:
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/built-in.o: In function `htc_start':
> (.opd+0x600): multiple definition of `htc_start'
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/built-in.o:(.opd+0x3e40): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/built-in.o: In function `.htc_stop':
> (.text+0x7b40): multiple definition of `.htc_stop'
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/built-in.o:(.text+0x67b34): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/built-in.o: In function `.htc_start':
> (.text+0x7d18): multiple definition of `.htc_start'
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/built-in.o:(.text+0x67ba0): first defined here
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/built-in.o: In function `htc_stop':
> (.opd+0x5e8): multiple definition of `htc_stop'
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/built-in.o:(.opd+0x3e28): first defined here
> Probably caused by commit bdcd81707973 ("Add ath6kl cleaned up driver").
> I have reverted commit 392e741939dd ("Merge branch 'ath6kl-next' of
> master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kvalo/ath6kl") for today.
Sorry about that! I'll send a fix right away.
> John, this has happened a couple of times before where people have just
> copied an existing driver that happens to have some badly named global
> variables. :-(
I was working on adding ath6kl prefix too all global ath6kl symbols but
I haven't been able to finish that yet.
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