[distcc] distcc with cc1

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Sat Mar 15 21:45:49 GMT 2003

On 14 Mar 2003, Dara Hazeghi <dhazeghi at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I read the earlier thread about using distcc with cc1.
> My problem is similar. I have a _slow_ macos x box,
> which I want to compile for. Unfortunately, there's no
> way currently to build a cross assembler to macos x. I
> can, however, build a cross cc1. I'd like to be able
> to use this with distcc, to further speed up builds. I
> saw from the other thread that modifying makefiles is
> an option. But given that mozilla has hundreds of
> makefiles, I'd really rather not have to resort to
> that. So any suggestions. I certain don't like feature
> creep, but an option to do this directly with distcc
> would be very helpful. Any thoughts? Thanks,

Why not just do a regular cross-compile?

Aside from that it ought to be straightforward to change distcc to use
a -S option remotely, and then run 'as' locally.  I'm sure if this is
sufficiently useful to merge into distcc.

You could do this from a small shell script I think.


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