[distcc] small protocol extensions for -ftest-coverage, -fbranch-probabilities

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Sat Jun 26 02:04:19 GMT 2004

Martin Pool wrote:
> Alexandre had a plan to put the source directory into the .i file to
> fix the debug symbols.  Maybe this should ride on that?  

I think the first line of the .i has the absolute path
that needs to go into the .da file, maybe that will do.

>>(Heh.  Notice my nefarious plan to eventually speed things
>>up and allow whole-program optimization by sending across
>>multiple .i files to the remote compiler in one request someday?)
> The only flexibility missing from protocol-3, I think, is jobs that
> need to have files operated upon by several successive commands.  

That's going to be interesting.

But I see you're right; uploading muliple files is totally
there with protocol-3.

And I agree that the client should specify which files to retrieve.
- Dan

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