How do I use ccache and ports?

Gary W. Swearingen garys at
Sun Aug 7 18:32:28 GMT 2005

Björn König <bkoenig at> writes:

> Because these are compilers, not compiler caches. I suppose it's not the task of a compiler to speed up the build
> process, but rather producing good binaries from source code. I think of the Unix dogma "one task, one tool".

GCC violates that one almost as much as Emacs. :)
GNU is Not Unix, it seems.

And I'm guessing that compilers use lots of caches; GCC just hasn't
(yet) bought into optionally maintaining some caches between
invocations to keep things simple, so the manpage is only 2600 lines.

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