[ccache] Compression on or off by default?

Anders Furuhed anders.furuhed at pantor.com
Thu Mar 4 14:49:28 MST 2010

4 mar 2010 kl. 22.30 skrev Joel Rosdahl:

> On Wed, 3 Mar 2010 10:39:47 +0000
> "Dalton, Tom" <tdalton at hp.com> wrote:
>> I would say for the first release of a new feature, default it to off. That
>> gives people a chance to 'play' with it without potentially breaking existing
>> installations that are simply upgrading. If there are no major problems with
>> the feature in that first release then make it a default in the next release
>> after that (e.g. ccache-3.1).
> My direct mode feature, on the other hand, is a much larger and less tested
> change, which I'm very well aware of. My secret plan was to try to get people
> to test my first announced release, and now the 3.0pre0 release, but neither
> release has triggered much reaction. So, maybe 3.0 will have to have direct
> mode disabled by default, unless I find a way to get more testers. :-)
> (Opinions are welcome, as usual.)
> -- Joel

Joel, we've been using the 3.0pre0 release from day one, in a setup where a dirty dozen plus some droids share a cache.
All defaults, CCACHE_PREFIX=distcc.
I have nothing out of the ordinary to report. Thanks for your work!

Anders Furuhed
Pantor Engineering AB

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