[ccache] What to do when there are problems writing to the cache directory?

Joel Rosdahl joel at rosdahl.net
Tue Jan 10 14:41:37 MST 2012

On 10 January 2012 05:32, Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net> wrote:
> I would be inclined to at least give a suppressible warning rather
> than just silently falling back.

As far as I know, there's no good way of notifying the user other than
stopping with a non-zero error code. Just printing a warning message
to stderr is not acceptable since there are things like autoconf tests
that consider a compiler writing to stderr as non-functional.

-- Joel

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