[ARMedslack] Setting up distcc for cross compiling

Thorsten Mühlfelder thenktor at gmx.de
Tue Aug 31 09:32:29 UTC 2010


is there a good guide how to set up distcc to build to help building arm 
packages on my x86_64 and i486 hosts?

What I have right now:
I've compiled the cross toolchain from 
and installed it in /opt/arm/$LOCALARCH

I've installed Armed Slack on my Seagate Freeagent Dockstar (1.2 GHz, 128 MB 
RAM). It should act as building host, so I've installed the needed 
development packages and already have built some packages there for testing 
purposes. Works fine, but slow so far.

So what would I do next? All distcc how-tos I've found so far are for Gentoo 
or Debian and setup seems to differ greatly from my purpose. Usually I'd just 
try and error, but to save some time I first ask here this time.

PS: Could the 128 MB RAM on my Dockstar be a problem, even if I use distcc?

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