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Re: cycle in dependency graph

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 04:16:49PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> In this case checkperms has a tiny/fast build (1 compile, 1 link, 1 man
> page), and I see no loss in having ccache and distcc not used (except
> that nroff can't overlap the cc).  Timing it shows that it is in the
> noise - the serial build takes 1.5s on my not-very-fast box.

The problem will repeat itself for any dependency of ccache and distcc,
including ftp/fetch/whatever is used for fetching etc. That list is not
static and painful to manage. I don't really care about the case of
checkperms, feel free to commit that.


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