[distcc] Distcc & Portage

Brad Cowan bcowan at gentoo.org
Sat Jan 25 05:30:01 GMT 2003

On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 23:12:07 -0600
"Kevin N. Carpenter" <kevinc at seaplace.org> wrote:

> Hi all, please forgive is this is frequently asked, but I didn't spot 
> anything in the archives.
> Anyhow, I'm trying to use Distcc with Gentoo 1.4rc3 (GCC 3.2.1) and 
> having mixed results.  It does wonderful things with trivial tweaks to 
> the /usr/src/linux/Makefile.  I'm seeing kernel compiles in less than 
> half the time now.
> I'd love to be able to use this with Portage emerge's however - where my 
> systems speed a lot more time.
> Unfortunetly, few emerges run to completion before they die.  This 
> occurs when I change my /etc/make.conf to use MAKEOPTS="-j10 CC=distcc", 
> or play games like putting a wrapper script in /bin called gcc... (which 
> I believe would be a nice general way to have all compiles use distcc).
> What am I missing?
> Thanks!
> Kevin N. Carpenter
> _______________________________________________
> distcc mailing list            http://distcc.samba.org/
> To unsubscribe or change options: 
> http://lists.samba.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/distcc
> Alan Cox, Bdale, hpa, rusty, tridge, greg KH --> http://linux.conf.au/


  I have been in charge of the distcc package in portage for a few months now. Please check out:


As this wrapper being worked on and written in C will help solve ALOT or your problems, and will allow almost any package that uses -j to be distributed :)


Brad Cowan <bcowan at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Linux			http://www.gentoo.org/~bcowan

Public Key: http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xB1F16A56
Key fingerprint = C408 75B9 E68D 26E2 EAAE  20CF 4D5E 293D B1F1 6A56
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.samba.org/archive/distcc/attachments/20030125/19b51193/attachment.bin

More information about the distcc mailing list