[distcc] [PATCH] Adding host list randomization

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri May 28 23:46:53 GMT 2004

Tim Potter wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 04:51:38PM -0700, Daniel Kegel wrote:
>>Martin Pool wrote:
>>>Thank you for the patch.  It looks OK to me, except that I am not sure
>>>if it should be an option specified in that way.  I wonder if it
>>>should always be on?  Or at least, if it should always be on until we
>>>have some kind of automatic weighting of faster machines.
>>People are used to the first machine being hit first, aren't they?
>>We figured making it optional would be less disruption.
>>Whatever you think is best is ok with us.
> How about keeping the first machine still being hit first but then
> randomize the remaining hosts?

We could randomize all the hosts that show up
after the --randomize keyword, but I'm not sure
that degree of control is really needed.

- Dan

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