[distcc] using distcc to speed up gcc bootstraps

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Sun Aug 25 21:51:59 GMT 2002

On Aug 25, 2002, Neil Booth <neil at daikokuya.co.uk> wrote:

> Note that the difficulty is caused by wanting to get debug info right
> for .i files

Precisely.  And this is more and more important as people adopt tools
such as ccache and distcc.  It's sad that all the work you did to
integrate cpp into gcc can't be used by these tools, but they offer
such amazing speed ups to developers in general that we shouldn't just
ignore them.  ON the contrary: we should make every reasonable effort
to make sure they don't produce results that might be regarded as

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