Subject: Re: Using distcc with pkgsrc
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/17/2004 09:51:57
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> Now, building packages on snail should still cause jobs to be forwarded
> to cheetah, but those jobs should be compiled using the cross-compiler
> in /var/tools/hpcmips.  I'd appreciate it very much if someone could
> actually test this type of cross-compile setup using real machines and
> let mek know if this actually works in real life.

I've done this with src instead of pkgsrc some weeks ago with vax instead
of hpcmips (simh-vax is our friend for this! :-). Worked fine, but the
speed gain was not that huge. Sorry no numbers, and I've already nuked the

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>