Installed Kernel 4.6 Final on the test system, and the patched versions of VMware 12.1.0 (vmnet and vmmon patched) and NVIDIA driver 364.19 all compile OK.. Details of changes since -rc7 are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1605.1/05030.html , and VMware / NVIDIA patch details are in a previous article – http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1709
$ uname -a Linux rgtest 4.6.0 #1 SMP Mon May 16 10:55:27 PDT 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Robert Gadsdon. May 16, 2016.