Distributed Compile?

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at ubuntu.com
Tue May 3 11:27:59 CDT 2005


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Chris Fazekas wrote:
>>>>Aside the various reasons (that I will not list) why what you suggest
>>>>is quite frankly completely insane, and not feasible, if you want to
>>>>distribute a compilation on several of your machines, I think you
>>>>might be looking for something like "distcc".
>>>
>>>Well I have been described as completely insane before, so I guess that
>>>my ideas are too.  Thanks for the pointer to distcc.
>>
>>Given what you said ("*de*crease kernel build times"), I think this is
>>really what you're looking for. And it's not kernel specific, either
>>:)
> 
> 
> Yea.. I meant 'decrease' kernel build times not 'increase' :P
> 
> Thanks agian, I'll try using 'distcc' in the near future.
> 
> -- Chris Fazekas
> 
> 

You definetely want to look at ccache + distcc and at debian/rules. There
is a neat commented line with CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=.

Fabio

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