[distcc] Monitor programs do not work with Portage/Gentoo Linux

Alexandre Oliva oliva at lsd.ic.unicamp.br
Tue Jun 17 20:19:39 GMT 2003

On Jun 17, 2003, "Lisa M." <lisa at thedoh.com> wrote:

> The solution to this is to use a different envvar (in the patch I
> submitted[1] to Gentoo in an ebuild revision) I use $DISTCC_TMPDIR. 

However, this patch also breaks distcc's behavior for those who
actually have a legitimate reason to set TMPDIR.  IMHO it would be
fine to use the equivalent of ${DISTCC_TMPDIR-${TMPDIR-/tmp}} in
distcc, but disregarding TMPDIR unless DISTCC_TMPDIR is set is wrong.

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