[distcc] Speed up linking

Victor Norman vtnpgh at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 9 13:16:52 GMT 2006

Daniel, et al.,

I'm very interested in investigating the idea of speeding up the linking stage.  Does anyone know of anyone doing work on this process?  Is distributed and/or parallel linking even possible?


Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net> wrote: On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 16:54 +0100, Daniel Lidsten wrote:
> Hi,
> As i understand then distcc can speed up the compilation job by
> distribute it to several computers but can i have any speed up for the
> linking? The reason is that my compilation time is quite moderate but
> the linking takes forever becase of a few large libraries. Can distcc
> make any difference?

Sorry, no it can't.


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