[distcc] Do not allow localhost compile

Avuton Olrich avuton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 15:49:07 GMT 2005

On 5/31/05, Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 09:55 -0700, Avuton Olrich wrote:
> > output and 0% idle. Here's the simple question: Is localhost added by
> > default?
> No, it's not used by default.  However, there can be some jobs that
> can't be distributed and distcc will run those locally, because the only
> other alternative would be to not compile them at all.
> In this situation you might try running with about -j8 so that there is
> plenty of room to run things remotely.  But for C++ that might  causes
> your slow machine to run out of memory, so you might not be able to go
> that high.

Well, with a bit of experimentation, the -j8 works marvelously. It
still does compiling on the localhost but it doesn't seem to take up
as much of the time.

Many thanks for all the replys, alot of them which were very helpful.

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