[ccache] Re: [REGRESSION] Recent change to kernel spikes out ccache/distcc

Jan Beulich jbeulich at novell.com
Wed Jan 7 08:50:56 GMT 2009

>>> Theodore Tso <tytso at mit.edu> 06.01.09 18:33 >>>
>On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 03:29:35PM +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >>> "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso at mit.edu> 06.01.09 16:15 >>>
>> >In the short term, though, it would be nice if we could get back a
>> >simple way of making a kernel  object file using just cc, so that ccache
>> >and distcc could be functional again.   Does that seem reasonable?
>> Making the new logic dependent on a config option would seem reasonable
>> to me - of course at the expense of the respective Makefile becoming
>> even less readable.
>Too late.  :-) It's pretty unreadable already.... as a result, I'm not
>at all confident that I could make such a patch.  Is this something
>you could perhaps whip up?  I'd really appreicate it, as it would
>seriously speed up by kernel development efforts.

Yes, I think I could (and in fact I already put it on my to-do list), but I can't
give a good prediction on when I'd be able to get to it.


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