[distcc] Re: RFC: new protocol draft

Ben Elliston bje at wasabisystems.com
Tue May 6 12:14:49 GMT 2003

Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net> writes:

> I had in mind that there would be a long-lived client process started
> implicitly when you first connect to a host.  It will hold open
> SSH connections and pass them out as needed.  Connections are passed
> between the long lived process and distcc invocations using
> file-descriptor passing over a Unix domain socket.

> Sound good?

Sure.  Mike Stump has also been discussing a similar idea on the GCC
list, whereby a GCC "server" hangs around with parse trees of common
header files in core.  A whacky, but interesting idea.

I was also wondering if you had thought about TTCP.

Cheers, Ben

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