[distcc] On Style - the hosts file

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sat Apr 9 06:00:16 GMT 2005

Hi all,

Quoting myself:
> What about a modifier on the host line (in the hosts config file)?
> After all, there are already a lot of them with a funny syntax (for
> limiting the number of slots, enabling compression etc...). As we want
> per slot randomization, it would probably make sense to extend the "/"
> modifier for randomization. Something like:
> localhost/1
> alpha/4r
> beta/4r
> gamma/2r

On second though, randomization is an option and there is already a
syntax for options, so the following would probably be cleaner:


Doesn't change much, it's really just a matter of syntax.

Jean Delvare

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