[distcc] Distcc+gcc cannot be used for linking

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Fri Aug 22 06:41:50 GMT 2003

On 18 Aug 2003, Lisa Marie Seelye <lisa at gentoo.org> wrote:

> ----Begin Quote----
> Distcc is not capable of recognising libraries used for linking.

That is not correct.

> Compiling BitchX with AIM support resulted in the compile being passed
> to localhost (which is sandboxed on its own by distcc) preventing it
> from using the library in the ${WORKDIR} for that package.
> Distcc should, preferably, acknowledge gcc calls using -L and/or -l as
> being executable only on the lcoal box, NOT via distcc's passing, or it
> should enable the passing of the library files. Use BitchX 1.0.19-r5 to
> demonstrate the issue. Do not have libtoc.so available on any machines.
> (It's part of BitchX, but might be in other packages too.)
> ----End quote----

Thankyou for the report.  Can you please provide the other information
listed here?


I don't have a Gentoo machine at the moment so just saying "gaim
doesn't build on Gentoo" is not a good way to get it resolved.


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