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June 7, 2009

ln -s?


Not sure exactly how to do this

I'm building a distro from scratch and I'm trying to use " ccache" as the cache for gcc. one way to make sure the ccache is used is to link to gcc, however when I look cc is already linked to gcc? I tried to ln -s to gcc and it doesn't show any link to gcc. Tried to ln -s to gcc,cc,g++
1. If I were to ln- s to cc ?, is the link by directional?
2.I find it hard sometimes to place ccache as a prefix to ./configure, That is after all my alternative. What about passing --with-ccache=/tools/bin/ccache?? or possibly if I do gcc="ccache gcc" \ export gcc ???

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