[distcc] distcc times out in mid-build

Daniel Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri Jun 3 21:49:26 GMT 2005

Jeremy Glazman wrote:
> After some more rigorous testing, it appears that the problem is a race
> condition.  Somehow make (in parallel) is trying to build the libraries and
> the binary that depends on them at the same time. Then when the binary is
> finished compiling it tries to link, and the libraries aren't ready yet. It
> appears that parallel make in Solaris solves this sort of dependency issue,
> but GNU make does not. The GNU solution is apparently to redesign your
> makefile.

I would think the GNU solution is for you to add the missing dependency
to your Makefile.   That doesn't qualify as a redesign in my book.

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