[distcc] distcc 2.1 released!

Frerich Raabe frerich.raabe at gmx.de
Sat May 3 17:37:06 GMT 2003

On Saturday 03 May 2003 16:09, Martin Pool wrote:
> distcc 2.1 is out.  The main enhancement is built-in support for
> running over SSH, similarly to CVS or rsync.  This allows distcc to
> safely be used over untrusted networks, at some cost to performance.
> In additions a number of minor bugs have been fixed.
> Thankyou to everyone who sent patches, suggestions, bug reports or
> encouragement.

distcc 2.1 works nicely on FreeBSD and the version in the FreeBSD Ports 
Collection was just upgraded to reflect this release. A minor bug I noticed: 
the --user and --allow options for distccd are not mentioned in the manual. A 
patch to linuxdoc/distcc.sgml which adds brief explanations of these is 

- Frerich
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