[distcc] distccmon-text blanks out

Martin Pool martinpool at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 01:23:41 GMT 2005

On 8/25/05, Greg Szeszko (TT) <Greg.Szeszko at tradingtechnologies.com> wrote:

> I build a C++ project with very heavy preprocessing.  I run it on a 2
> machine RH system, each having 2 CPUs.  When I run distccmon-text (with
> refresh of 2) on the main compilation machine (the one that starts make –j
> 6) I initially see listing for all six jobs with state Preprocess.  After a
> short while, though, the listings start disappearing one by one and then
> there is nothing.  I can still see the preprocessing jobs running on my
> local machine.  The remote distccd reports compilation of few files, but
> distccmon-text on the local machine shows nothing.  Is that an intended
> behavior? 

No, it's not the intended behaviour.  It may be the jobs are taking
long enough that the monitor thinks the files are just leftover.  You
could try adjusting the timeout in (iirc) mon.c, and also looking
inside the state directory with ls while it's running.


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