[distcc] gcc bootstraps with distcc

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Sat Jul 12 00:03:39 GMT 2003

On 11 Jul 2003, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Jul 11, 2003, "Zack Weinberg" <zack at codesourcery.com> wrote:
> > Thank you for the clear explanation.  The conclusion I draw from it is
> > that we should turn this mode on when and only when it affects the
> > output of the compiler.
> I.e., whenever debugging is enabled.  This will still defeat ccache,
> since the default value of CFLAGS chosen by autoconf when compiling
> with GCC is "-O2 -g", even if binaries are stripped at install time,
> like they most often are.
> The reason I'd rather not have this option on by default is that it
> would require changes for those who build their huge applications
> using a shared cache for ccache, with a benefit that, AFAICT, would be
> pretty much limited to GCC bootstraps.

Or rebuilds in the same directory, which is not a completely unlikely case.

But let me ask tridge (the ccache author) and see what he says.  (He's
very slow to answer email :-/)


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