[distcc] timeout on distcc build of kde 3.3.0 isn't actually a timeout
hgreig at bigpond.net.au
Wed Sep 15 07:58:25 GMT 2004
On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 08:16, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> kde has a habit of creating a #include file with the entire set of
> auto-generated cpp files in it.
> this results in several minute builds as the /tmp/xxxx.s assembly file
> climbs in some cases to well over 8mbytes in size.
> distcc bitches about it with a "timeout" error.
> how can this be stopped?
don't pass --enable-final to configure and then it shouldn't do that.
I thought the same thing is said in the distcc FAQ, but anyway I know from my
experience with KDE compiles, --enable-final means distcc is distributing
250MB+ files to remote servers, so if you have less than a 100MB network the
time you save on actual compiling you lose on transferring those huge files.
I haven't noticed any performance or stability differences either with or
without --enable-final so now I just don't use that in my configure line.
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