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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: distcc LiveCD
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 09:05:38 -0400
On Thu, 2005-10-27 at 09:41 +0200, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> On Thursday 27 October 2005 08:06, Pingveno wrote:
> >
> > Oops, time to answer my own question. distcc-livecd
> > (http://distcc-livecd.sourceforge.net/) does what I need. However, I'm
> > not sure if the version of GCC on the CD being different than the main
> > system (3.4 vs 3.3) would create problems. Any experiences with such
> > potential problems?
> 
> In general this doesn't work. All distcc nodes should have the same 
> compiler. If the minor number (the 3rd one) is different, it often still 
> works, but there are no guarantees.

By the way, this is *exactly* why we do not ship any distcc-enabled
LiveCD images.  We'd have to make a new CD for every version of gcc we
have laying around the tree.

Perhaps instead, you would do better to build a CD that has all of the
components for a Windows-based distcc, as they don't require access to
the registry, or really to be installed.  You can use cygwin/gcc/distcc
on Windows, you know.

At any rate, this would probably belong over on gentoo-releng or
gentoo-catalyst instead.

-- 
Chris Gianelloni
Release Engineering - Strategic Lead
x86 Architecture Team
Games - Developer
Gentoo Linux
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