[distcc] jobserver unavailable

Jason Bradley Nance aitrus at mail.mind.ilstu.edu
Fri Aug 15 15:13:21 GMT 2003

Hello everyone,
    I just installed distcc 2.10 from RPMs provided by Terry Griffin,
and am having troubles getting compiles to distribute.  I have a 16-node
cluster on a private network (the head node is a firewall doing NAT). 
Each machine is running distccd as user 'nobody' with the following

--daemon -a --log-file /var/log/distccd

The head node, additionally, has an option of --listen

My DISTCC_HOSTS on each machine says:

I grabbed the latest kernel source, did a make menuconfig and just saved
the defaults since this is a test compile.  When I try and run:

make -j16 CC=distcc

The second message that gets spit out is:

make[1]: warning: jobserver unavailable: using -j1.  Add `+' to parent
make rule.

I looked in the FAQ and Googled this, but didn't find an answer.

Any help would be much appreciated.


Jason Bradley Nance                       The Mind Project
aitrus at mail.mind.ilstu.edu           Systems Administrator

When we walk to the edge of all the light we have
 and take a step into the darkness of the unknown
 we must believe that one of two things will happen:
        There will be something solid for us to stand on
         or we will be taught to fly.

                -Patrick Overton, "Faith"

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