[distcc] Lock before preprocess?

Perochon Sebastien Sebastien.Perochon at mmarelli-se.com
Thu Aug 26 14:20:31 GMT 2004

  Hi Martin,

How do I activate verbose logs ?


-----Message d'origine-----
De: Martin Pool [mailto:mbp at sourcefrog.net]
Date: mercredi 25 août 2004 14:52
À: Perochon Sebastien
Cc: 'distcc at samba.org'
Objet: Re: [distcc] Lock before preprocess?

On 25 Aug 2004, Perochon Sebastien <Sebastien.Perochon at mmarelli-se.com>
> I don't know what you're talking about, so maybe I will be out of subject
> ;-), but when you say:
> "Normally running the preprocessor is so cheap compared to running the
> remote compiler that it makes no difference."
> I can tell you that on our big project, it is not true.
> Time to preprocess a file is very long due to lot of inclusion of headers
> files, lot of use of define flags, ...

Can you tell me something about the CPU usage numbers from the verbose logs?

> And because preprocessing is done on only the host computer, this is the
> weak point of distcc in our project. Preprocessing time is what is
> the speed of distributed compilation time for us.


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