Using ccache with make world

Alex Dupre ale at
Tue Mar 21 14:09:32 UTC 2006

michael johnson wrote:
> I think everything looks good

Good :-)

> but is there not some overhead by
> using a shell script in world-cc and world-c++?

Yes, hashing the compiler can also create a little overhead, but
compared with the overall speed gain of making world and the time saved
to reply to users in trouble I think it's more than acceptable.

> I'm not sure that there
> would be a better way of doing what you want than what you have now
> though.

Perhaps with a deeper integration of ccache in the /usr/src Makefiles, I
cannot see another simple way with the ccache port.

Alex Dupre

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