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

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Mon Jul 7 04:56:23 GMT 2003

On 17 Jun 2003, Alexandre Oliva <oliva at lsd.ic.unicamp.br> wrote:
> 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.
I agree.


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