[distcc] using distcc to speed up gcc bootstraps

Neil Booth neil at daikokuya.co.uk
Fri Aug 23 12:14:00 GMT 2002

Alexandre Oliva wrote:-

> So you're saying you don't care about distcc and you think it's not
> important to preserve the directory where the source file was
> preprocessed in the debugging info?  Or are you just saying you have
> some better way to achieve this goal that you failed to mention?

I've not thought about it; I just don't like the idea.

> > If this does go in, I don't think it should go in until 3.4 branches,
> Why?  It's fully backward-compatible, and it adds information that
> helps GCC do a better job.

Because we're fixing bugs now.  I've not be doing stuff that I want
to do, because we're in stage 3.

> > and I don't think it should be in cpplib (it should be in cc1).
> So how do you suggest it to emit a single <directory> directive right
> after the initial source file name?

As part of cc1's preprocessed output code.


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