[distcc] distcc 2.5.1 bugfix/portability release

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Jun 5 07:06:17 GMT 2003

distcc 2.5.1 is out, with some small-medium bug fixes and several
portability improvements.

Thanks to everybody who sent patches, bug reports or success stories.

distcc-2.5.1  "disable extra paranoia"  2003-06-05


    * Fifteen second timeout on connection attempts.  Hosts that are
      unreachable in this time are blacklisted for another minute.


    * Fix setpgid() failure when started directly from init(8).
      Reported by George Garvey.

    * Correct parsing of old-style TCP multiplier specification
      (e.g. "phathost/10:3600").  Patch from Wayne Davison.


    * Fix socklen_t compilation problem on Darwin.

    * Fix compilation problems on Solaris 8.  Report from Tomas Ögren.

    * Fix compilation problems on IRIX.  (IRIX cannot accept a
      variable named "sa_len".)  Report from Peter Naulls.

    * Fix compilation on SuSE Linux 7.1 for Alpha.


    * Add more details about starting distccd to the user manual.


    * Add test for correct parsing of old-style TCP multiplier
      specification (e.g. "phathost/10:3600").


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