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From: Markus Nigbur <pYrania@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] using unsermake instead of automake to speed up distcc
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 15:02:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] using unsermake instead of automake to speed up distcc by Troy Dack
On Sat, 03 Apr 2004 16:51:38 +1000
Troy Dack <troy@××××××.com> 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 :)
Sounds neat, I'll have a look at it this week.
> > > > [1] > > [2] > > 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.
Define unreliable, please. -- (o_ Markus Nigbur //\ Gentoo Linux Developer [ ]/_