[distcc] [ccache] ccache and distcc-pump

Joel Rosdahl joel at rosdahl.net
Thu Aug 5 13:45:55 MDT 2010

On 2010-08-05 00:24, Bernhard Bauer wrote:
> what is the current state of ccache together with distcc pump mode?
> I'd assume that direct mode cache hits would go nicely with pump mode,
> but for cache misses we would still need to run the preprocessor
> locally to calculate the hash for the manifest file, which would ruin
> the benefit of pump mode.

Yes, that's my current understanding too. Disclaimer: I have actually
never run distcc myself, only read some of the code.

> Is there any work under way / planned to improve that?

Not that I know of. I guess it could be possible to come up with some
solution where distcc tells ccache which header files it read when

(Cc: the distcc list.)

-- Joel

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