[ccache] Re: [Cachecc1-list] cachecc1

Kelly O'Hair Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 8 18:49:01 GMT 2008


We don't use it for formal Release Engineering builds,
but we use it all the time to build the jdk in our automated build&test
system. Just wish we had it on Windows for Visual Studio.


Ross Cameron wrote:
> I still use it for bulk building a LOT of packages for my embedded OS,
> haven't needed to upgrade in AAAAAAAAGES but would appreciate the
> project not dying off :(
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Simon Braunschmidt
> <sbraunschmidt.linuxlists at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>  is cachecc1 still supported or used?
>>  Last version is 0.3 from 2004.
>>  I used it for a while but now i tracked down a bug in the linux kernel
>>  build system for arm architecture to the usage of cachecc1. The bug
>>  was actually the resuse of binary data that did in fact change, but
>>  the assembler call for cachecc1 read it from cache.
>>  I can provide a detailed description of the steps to reproduce the
>>  bug, or compare:
>>  http://groups.google.com/group/fa.linux.kernel/msg/7ae8172becd5e51f
>>  (piggy.o gets wrongly compiled with data from cache)
>>  It seems that the cachecc1 project is effectively dead so I really
>>  recommend to make this clear on the link to it from ccache homepage.
>>  Best Regards
>>  Simon Braunschmidt
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