[distcc] Problem with distcc doing remote compiles locally

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Mar 2 20:58:11 GMT 2006

On 3/2/06, Victor Norman <vtnpgh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am having a problem right now with my distcc not being able to run
> compiles in which it chooses a distccd that happens to be on the same
> machine.  Whenever the local machine is chosen, the distcc verbose output
> shows:
> distcc[7434] (dcc_connect_by_addr) started connecting to
> distcc[7434] ERROR: failed to connect to File exists

Interesting.  Before you dive in to fixing it, though,
can you remove the local machine from the host list?
(distcc ought to do that for you, but it's hard to figure out how to
do that programmatically...)

> dcc_connect_by_addr() does not do a close() on the fd ever. Is this
> a problem?

no, because the client exits every time, and the OS closes the fd then.
- Dan

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