[distcc] PCH Headers and distcc (again!)

Jamie Kirkpatrick jkp at kirkconsulting.co.uk
Thu Jul 24 11:43:55 GMT 2008

Hi All

I don't want to be a pain on this one, but I'm hoping we wont drop the ball
on it: is there a plan to move this forward?  Is anyone managing it?  I know
Sascha had a patch for the old version but it doesnt look like it will apply
cleanly.  Has an approach been agreed?


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 4:49 PM, Fergus Henderson <fergus at google.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 3:12 AM, Jamie Kirkpatrick <
> jkp at kirkconsulting.co.uk> wrote:
>> Just to chime in:
>> I still think PCH header support is essential.  The problem is for
>> projects that rely on them to a high degree to get decent compilation speeds
>> already.  If they disable PCH support and enable distcc, they then may not
>> gain anything overall until adding maybe two equally powered boxes (in my
>> experience).   I understand that pump mode will help, but a combination of
>> both would be most desirable.
>> So the question is: is there a simple path to migrate this patch to the
>> new code?  Is the approach approved of?  Does anyone have better ideas?
>> Sascha: if they do agree to it being ported, can you do so?
> I haven't looked at the patch in much detail yet, but I think the basic
> approach seems reasonable.
> --
> Fergus Henderson <fergus at google.com>

Jamie Kirkpatrick
07818 422311
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