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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: using unsermake instead of automake to speed up distcc
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 00:51:55 -0600
Troy Dack wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-04-03 at 16:44, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> 
>>Someone posted an article[1] about optimizing distcc a few days ago on -user. It talked 
>>about using unsermake[2] instead of automake to generate Makefiles that let many source 
>>files be built at once, which allows you to take full advantage of a network full of 
>>distcc hosts. Did any of the devs take a look at it? It appears to only be available 
>>through KDE CVS, but that's never stopped any of you before :)
>>
>>[1] http://www.csh.rit.edu/slashdot/distcc.html
>>[2] http://www.kde.me.uk/index.php?page=unsermake
> 
> 
> I did attempt to hack the kde-cvs eclass to use unsermake, it didn't
> work too badly, the only problem was that every time you built a kde-cvs
> based package the unsermake dir would be re-fetched.
> 
> I suppose it wouldn't be too hard to create a standalone unsermake
> ebuild, however unsermake was a little unreliable last time I tried it.

It can be used on non-KDE packages, right?

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