[distcc] load management

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Wed Apr 28 07:41:53 GMT 2004

On 28 Apr 2004, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:

> And then you might want to turn the c preprocessor into a library,
> to get rid of one more fork+exec.

Why not just go all out and announce build.google.com, which builds
*anything* in half a second? :)

> On the other hand, my dual 650 MHz workstation at home takes 86 seconds
> just to do
>    time find linux-2.6.5 -type f | xargs cat > /dev/null
> so I suppose I'll have to find me a faster box if I actually
> want any speed out of all this :-)

You (someone) should write a -j option for xargs.  That might be
pretty generally useful.

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