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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] ccache causing problems
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 07:52:10
Message-Id: 20100429085151.4ccf6333@snowmobile
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] ccache causing problems by "Paweł Hajdan
1 On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:48:28 +0200
2 "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." <phajdan.jr@g.o> wrote:
3 > > ccache itself hasn't been the problem, but unreliable hardware has.
4 > > Provably by removing the corrupt cache files, then running with
5 > > ccache a few more times, and having everything work perfectly.
6 >
7 > I see. However, I'd consider not detecting the corruption a bug.
9 gcc also doesn't detect most hardware faults. Nor does glibc. Nor does
10 the kernel. There's very little software out there that's designed to
11 run correctly even on broken hardware, and the little that there is is
12 mostly keeping planes flying.
14 --
15 Ciaran McCreesh


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