[distcc] distcc and g++

Jon Portnoy avenj at gentoo.org
Tue Apr 15 16:32:05 GMT 2003

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 09:27:52AM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 11:16:11AM -0500, Bob Tanner wrote:
> > This will lead to the problems I posted both here and on kde-devel.
> Using CXX="distcc g++" will result in that.  Using masquerading will
> not.
> Thus, a full solution is already in place in the latest release of
> distcc -- just create a dir (such as /usr/lib/distcc/bin) and put
> symlinks into it (for cc, gcc, c++, g++, etc.) that point to distcc, add
> that directory to the start of the PATH, set DISTCC_HOSTS, get a -j#
> option to gnu make somehow (perhaps by setting MAKEFLAGS, perhaps by
> just running "make -j5"), and a normal KDE compile will work with distcc
> as it should.  I've done this with three releases of KDE so far, and it
> works great.

Just as a "me too" - this is what the Gentoo ebuild for distcc does and 
C++ apps including KDE work fine.

Jon Portnoy

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