[distcc] Problems using tool chain distcc/cygwin with armcc compiler on Windows XP

Fergus Henderson fergus at google.com
Fri Jan 9 17:09:57 GMT 2009

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 2:51 AM, Anderson Fredrik (fa) <
fredrik.fa.anderson at volvo.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I have got into problems using tool chain distcc/cygwin with armcc
> compiler on Windows XP.
> We are using cygwin package to build, using GNU make, some SW componentson Windows XP.
> We are investigating distcc to hopefully be able to decrease our build timeusing distributed builds.
> Currently my investigation has got the following results:
> * Able to compile a small C++ project using distcc and g++ compiler, very
> nice.
> * Not able to compile a .cpp file using distcc and armcc compiler. As
> preprocessing makes .i files, armcc compiler complains and don't compile
> those files.
> As described in thread,
> http://www.mail-archive.com/distcc@lists.samba.org/msg03363.html.
> * Tried, as suggested in above thread, to use pump mode as introduced in
> distcc 3.0. However got compilation result as attached below in cygwin.
> * Do you know about any successful setup of described tool chain,
> distcc/cygwin/armcc?
> * Any suggestions how to go further?
> Compilation result:
> ...
> /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld: cannot
> find -lpython2.5
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1
> make: *** [include-server] Error 1
> ...\cygwin\tmp\distcc-3.0rc4>

Looks like you need to install the python 2.5 libraries.

Fergus Henderson <fergus at google.com>
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