[distcc] Server times out after a few files

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Thu Jan 3 23:19:05 GMT 2008

On 04/01/2008, Patrick Hanna <phanna at google.com> wrote:
> I don't think this is a distccd problem at all. Running arping on my
> remote host gives me the correct mac address for the first reply and
> then a completely different address for the rest of the replies. Any
> clue how that could ever happen?

I'd only be guessing.  I would love to hear what the problem turns out to be.

A few years ago distcc did expose Linux bugs (timer overflows iirc)
that caused it to abruptly drop the connection.  But that just caused
particular large files to fail, and not this strange behaviour.


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