[ccache] ccache doesn't compile binutils

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Apr 15 02:50:04 GMT 2004

On 14 Apr 2004, "Edward S. Peschko" <esp5 at pge.com> wrote:

> > > (
> > > ps - has anyone made a large integration test with ccache, ie: integrated it into
> > > the gentoo builds, etc? If you could compile an entire gentoo build using ccache, I'd
> > > be more comfortable with it.
> > > )
> > 
> > Yes, this has been done.  You can build all of Gentoo using ccache,
> > except for the parts with broken makefiles, where it is specifically
> > disabled.
> What's wrong with the makefiles? I thought that cache was transparent if you made 
> a link to gcc/etc.

I think some versions of libtool have bugs that are tripped by
ccache.  I cannot recall any specific examples at the moment.

> Anyways, I double checked, and I'm indeed using gnu's ld, etc. Does anyone have 
> a solaris install to confirm? Or how would I go about tracking this
> down?

Maybe try setting some of the debugging variables in the manpage?  

Are you using NFS for your working directory or cache?  You might have
an NFS problem.


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