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Add support for more compilers to distcc

Revision as of 22:04, 3 October 2007 by Pcallaghan (talk | contribs)

Project Name

Add support for more compilers to distcc

Project Description

An earlier project added multi-compiler support to distcc, and then MSVC support. The framework is now in place to support even more compilers. Add support for another compiler; either Java or C#.

Necessary Skills: C, Python, Makefile

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Once the 0.1 release is complete, testers will be needed to try compiling on a variety of LANs.

Project Details

While the earlier work done on this project suggests that only a hand-full of functions need to be coded, both Java and C# compile in a manner significantly different than C. Regardless, the following functions are the minimum which need to be created:

  • arg.c
    • dcc_<compilerName>_set_action_opt
    • dcc_<compilerName>_set_output
    • dcc_<compilerName>_scan_args
  • strip.c
    • dcc_<compilerName>_strip_local_args
    • dcc_<compilerName>_strip_dasho
  • filename.c
    • dcc_<compilerName>_is_source
    • dcc_<compilerName>_is_preprocessed
    • dcc_<compilerName>_is_object
    • dcc_<compilerName>_preproc_exten
  • hosts.c
    • dcc_<compilerName>_get_hostlist


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