[distcc] [PATCH] Cygwin support (pid length fix)

Aaron Lehmann aaronl at vitelus.com
Thu Aug 15 23:27:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 01:20:10AM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> Now you can steal the cycles of people running less enlightened
> operating systems.

Note that cygwin is NOT the optimal way to do this. Fork costs are
insane, since cygwin doesn't do any copy-on-write. This is why
configure scripts take tens of mintues to run on modern hardware under
it. VMware-ish products might be a better way to host distccd on a
certrain proprietary OS.

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