[distcc] Do not allow localhost compile

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Wed Jun 1 00:13:21 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 10:07 +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 16:44 -0700, Daniel Kegel wrote:
> > Avuton Olrich wrote:
> > > I have a really slow machine and two faster ones, I am compiling on
> > > the slow machine and I would rather it be idle than compiled on. I do
> > > not have it in the get hosts but I do see a few cc1plus in the top
> > > output and 0% idle. Here's the simple question: Is localhost added by
> > > default?
> > > 
> > > I'm running 2.18.3-r6 (gentoo) and thanks for your time.
> > 
> > Yes, kind of.
> > I think you want to apply Michael Donohue's "Preprocessing is not free!" patch,
> > and set  --localslots=0.  (I haven't tried this value myself, and
> > it's not quite the intended use, but it's plausible.)
> > You can get the patch from here:
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/distcc@lists.samba.org/msg02699.html
> Although that patch should probably be merged, and might help, I don't
> think it has any effect on when cc1plus runs on localhost, which was the
> original question.  That will basically be either when delegation fails,
> or when there is a compiler option that can't be distributed.

Oops, I meant to add: you could try setting DISTCC_VERBOSE=1
DISTCC_LOG=/tmp/distcc.log to get some information about why compiles
are being run locally.


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