[distcc] Which AS gets called/Used?

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Aug 2 20:27:24 GMT 2005

On  2 Aug 2005, Josh Patterson <Joshua.Patterson at plexus.com> wrote:
> I have been happily using Distcc for about a month now, but have encountered
> weirdness with regard to what Assembler tries to get used. In some cases for
> reasons that I don't understand distccd tries to use a native version of AS,
> instead of PPC_405-as which would make more sense. In order to Make my cross
> compile distccd nodes work I had to sym link /bin/as to my ppc_405-as;
> clearly a horrible hack.

distccd has nothing to do with the assembler directly; it only runs the
compiler.  So I suspect, as Dan said, that you either have the wrong
compiler on some servers or are running the wrong one.

Or maybe sometimes your client is invoking a compiler called cc rather
than a fully qualified name.

> Thank You for any insight, this might be a great addition on the FAQ
> also.

Please let us know what you find out so we can add it.


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