[distcc] how to make distcc work with make file and none-default location of g++ compiler?

Michael Casadevall sonicmctails at aol.com
Tue Jan 30 11:23:43 GMT 2007

distcc should follow the system path looking for GCC. If the path is  
set for 3.2 to be found by default (aka gcc --version shows the  
compiler you want), distcc gcc should work. What looks like it seems  
to be a bug in your makefile. Are you using a homebrew makefile, or  

On Jan 29, 2007, at 11:55 PM, dave woo wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I have installed the distcc properly, and I havea simple makefile  
> with two simple .cpp file that uses the default g++ compiler under  
> the system path. I use the "make -j2 CXX=distcc" method to compile.  
> This works fine.
> However, for my actual working project, I am using an older version  
> of g++ compiler installed at specific location, ie, /home/local/ 
> gcc-3.2.2/bin/g++. I have set up the ~/.distcc/hosts file with one  
> single entry of, so its simply running locally. I also  
> set the system path to include "/home/local /home/local/gcc-3.2.2F/ 
> bin/" as the first path to be searched. Even though I thought this  
> should not be necessary because I am using the absolute path to  
> call the desired g++.  Anyways, when I try "make -j2 CXX='distcc / 
> home/local/gcc-3.2.2/bin/g++', and examine the actual command  
> actually run by the makefile, I get "/home/local/distcc/bin/distcc / 
> home/local /home/local/gcc-3.2.2F/bin/g++ -CXXFLAGS filenames.cpp".  
> Then the error is that the extra "/home/local" can not be found!  
> where does this extra "/home/local" come from? So of course  
> compilation fails.
> Any ideas guys?
> Thanks in advance!
> Dave.
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