[ccache] Ccache prefetch

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Sat May 10 23:50:47 MDT 2014

On 10 May 2014 22:11, Ian Albany <albo123 at yandex.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have what prima facie appears to be a bit of a silly question about ccache. But first, let me just say that I have been uging ccache for over a decade and I am quite happy overall.
> However, during many compiltaions I notice that the build time on linux at least varies and I have pinned it down to the fact that most of the blocking withing ccache with my current setup occurs with disk IO.

I can not speak to Linux but have you tried putting the cache on a
tmpfs or mdfs partition?  In addition do you find that existing disk
caching does not help you?

Eitan Adler

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