[distcc] Distcc+gcc cannot be used for linking

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Thu Sep 11 03:11:18 GMT 2003

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

> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26645
> ----Begin Quote----
> Distcc is not capable of recognising libraries used for linking.
> 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.)

Please don't waste your time trying different combinations.  Just tell
me the specific distcc command that fails and the specific error
message.  I don't care about the Gentoo packages.


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