[distcc] On Style - the hosts file

Daniel Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Apr 7 21:13:48 GMT 2005

Victor Norman wrote:
> I personally do not like the idea of putting the --randomize flag in the hosts
> file.  I say, "let the hosts file be the hosts file".  Instead, I much prefer
> that all behavior modifications go on the command-line, or in a "resource
> configuration" file -- i.e., a dot-rc file, like .distccrc.

The history there is that we wanted to satisfy people who
wanted to have a couple preferred hosts (like localhost) before the randomized ones.

Only the hosts after --randomize are randomized, I think.

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