ccache (was: Re: help with tail_build)

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Thu Jul 5 03:11:28 PDT 2012

On 05/07/12 10:43, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 04, 2012 at 10:03:25PM -0300, Olivier Hallot wrote:
>> About ccache, I have this
>> tdf at olivier-Vostro-3500:~/git/core$ ccache -s
>> cache directory                     /home/tdf/.ccache
>> cache hit (direct)                 38119
>> cache hit (preprocessed)            2777
>> cache miss                        555377
>> cache size                         924.3 Mbytes
>> max cache size                       1.0 Gbytes
> The max cache size if far too low to be useful for LibreOffice
> development, especially if you do a debug / symbols build. The cache
> needs to be at least big enough to hold all  LibreOffice .o files, and
> then some (to support switching between branches).
> If you are low on disks space, enable compression.

the documentation on this was a bit short on details, so i've added some
more here:

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