[distcc] distcc 2.18 released

Martin Pool martinpool at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 05:28:27 GMT 2004

distcc 2.18 is out, with several bug fixes.   Thanks to everyone who
contributed bug reports or suggestions.

distcc-2.18  "Billionaires on stilts"  2004-10-12


    * Fix longjmp() bug that can cause distcc to crash when a timeout

    * Fix compile-time problem with dcc_trace when configured with 
      --enable-rfc2553.  Reported by Greg Earle.

    * Fix warning about warn_unused_result for older versions of gcc.

    * No timeout on local preprocessing or on compilation.  No
      timeouts on DNS lookups other than whatever is built in to the
      DNS resolver.  There are timeouts on network transmission and on
      opening connections.

    * Remove mmap() for receive of uncompressed data, to avoid various


    * The --allow option is now mandatory for daemon mode.  As a
      security feature, distccd will refuse to run without an IP 
      access control list.

    * conftest.* built by autoconf is always done locally, to make
      configure tests faster and safer.


    * Better description of use with ccache.

    * Fix various warnings reported by Dimitri Papadopoulos.

    * Fix Tru64 build problem reported by Gary V. Vaughan.


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