[distcc] using distcc to speed up gcc bootstraps

Zack Weinberg zack at codesourcery.com
Fri Aug 23 17:25:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 10:59:55PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2002, Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery.com> wrote:
> > I do not fully understand the problem; what's the executive summary?
> Debugging output routines use getpwd() to emit the `current directory'
> bit.  So, if you preprocess a program in one directory, take the
> preprocessed output elsewhere, and run the compiler on the
> preprocessed file, you get different debugging info depending on
> the cwd at the time of the translation to assembly.

Okay.  Why is information about the current directory in the object
file at all?


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