[CFT] [bsd.port.mk] ports ccache build support
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Sat Aug 4 22:21:07 UTC 2012
On Sat, 04 Aug 2012 09:42:39 -0500
Bryan Drewery wrote:
> > But if you've read the ccache documentation you probably already
> > have that directory in PATH anyway. Does this patch provide a
> > significant advantage?
> That requires needless customization. The purpose here is easy, safe
> and native support.
> The included ccache-howto-freebsd.txt with devel/ccache is quite long
> for something that is straight forward.
I think that's an exaggeration. I'd say it's quite short and most of it
is easily skipped over.
> > Having a default ccache directory in the makefile that's different
> > from the default documented in the ccache man page seems needlessly
> > confusing to me.
> The default being $HOME/.ccache makes even less sense for port
No, but it has the merit of being documented as being the default in the
first place one is likely to look.
And since large root file-systems seem to be increasingly
popular, /root/.ccache may seem reasonable, and people may run cache -M
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