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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] using unsermake instead of automake to speed up distcc
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 06:54:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] using unsermake instead of automake to speed up distcc by Troy Dack
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] >>[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.
It can be used on non-KDE packages, right? -- Andrew Gaffney Network Administrator Skyline Aeronautics, LLC. 636-357-1548 -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list