[distcc] Multi CPU machines

Jean-Eric Cuendet Jean-Eric.Cuendet at linkvest.com
Tue Nov 19 09:47:00 GMT 2002

I just discovered distcc. It's a great tool, thanks.
I poked in the code and found that there is only one job spawned for each DISTCC_HOSTS, right?
I found that because there is one lock file in DISTCC_TMP directory for each host defined.
This prevent distcc from using all the CPUs available in a machine.
Is there a way to tell distcc to spawn more jobs by machine?
Spawning more than one job on one CPU is often faster than one job/CPU (make -j4 is always better than make, even on monoprocessor machines...), so this is legitimate.

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