Re: [PATCH] staging: rtl8712: switch to common ieee80211 headers

From: Pascal Terjan
Date: Tue Jun 02 2020 - 11:59:06 EST

On Tue, 2 Jun 2020 at 15:57, Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 6/1/20 3:24 PM, Pascal Terjan wrote:
> > This patch switches to <linux/ieee80211.h> and <net/cfg80211.h> and
> > deletes a lot of duplicate definitions plus many unused ones.
> >
> > Non obvious changes:
> > - struct ieee80211_ht_cap is different enough that I preferred to keep
> > (and rename) it for now.
> > - mcs_rate in translate_scan was not read after being set, so I deleted
> > that part rather than using the renamed struct
> > - WLAN_CAPABILITY_BSS is replaced with WLAN_CAPABILITY_ESS which is the
> > corresponding one with same value
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pascal Terjan <pterjan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> This patch does not apply to the staging repo, current mainline, or
> wireless-drivers-next. Where did you intend it to go? Staging is the correct tree.

It was against staging-testing as there is a (trivial) merge conflict
in there with
which is also in staging-next
What is the best practice in such case?

Thanks to kbuild test robot I found that it is failing to build there
because I forgot to add a dependency on CFG80211 in Kconfig, so I will
need to send a v2.