[distcc] Cygwin and DISTCC: how do i point cygwin's distcc to the crosscompiler?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri May 20 04:49:18 GMT 2005

Ryan Churches wrote:
> I'm currently under the impression that distcc wont work because i
> have installed the wrong type of compiler with your script.  so i've
> made sure that $TARGET=i686-pc-linux-gnu, but still it installs
> i686-unknown-linux-gnu

The 2nd field is somewhat arbitrary.  It could be that
some script decided to correct you :-)

> anyway, since i have successfully added the dir of our CC to the PATH,
> but distcc tells me it cant find i686-pc-linux-gnu-gcc, that must be
> becasue all my crosscompiler's binaries are the wrong kind, so i must
> have the wrong kind of cross-compiler, no?
> for instance, i do have i686-unknown-linux-gnu-gcc.exe in that dir.
> if i had installed that right shouldnt it be i686-pc-linux-gnu-gcc.exe?

Mysteries, mysteries.  Here's what I would do:
   ln -s i686-unknown-linux-gnu-gcc i686-pc-linux-gnu-gcc
in the directory that contains i686-unknown-linux-gnu-gcc.exe.

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