[distcc] distcc-xfree-gentoo problems

Brad Cowan bcowan at gentoo.org
Fri Jun 27 05:15:37 GMT 2003

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003 14:58:09 +1000
Martin Pool <mbp at samba.org> wrote:

> Well, distcc can still be useful if you're installing onto a slow
> machine.  Even without parallelism it can pay off to shift
> compilations from say a 700MHz machine to a 2GHz one.  (Or maybe not,
> it depends on the tree, network, etc.)

I agree, I've used distcc for just that "pushing" k6/2 boxes
non-parallel compiles over to athlon-xp boxes with a speed increase of
2x-3x over 100mbit connections.

Brad Cowan <bcowan at gentoo.org>
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