[petsc-dev] ccache tips?

Scott Kruger kruger at txcorp.com
Fri Jan 17 11:56:03 CST 2020

I didn't realize brew put the links in libexec.   I did it manually like 
in this tutorial:


This tutorial discusses the size of the cache.  I made mine too small 
when I first set it up.

I like Jed's mpi method as the things I want cached the most are the 
parallel stuff -- I don't want to cache the serial externalbuilds.


On 1/17/20 10:23 AM, Balay, Satish via petsc-dev wrote:
> I have ccache setup automatically on my linux box.
> balay at sb /home/balay
> $ which gcc
> /usr/lib64/ccache/gcc
> i.e the	easiest thing to do is update PATH. For ex on OSX [where its not automatically setup] - I have it installed via brew and:
> export PATH=/usr/local/opt/ccache/libexec:$PATH
> Satish
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2020, Patrick Sanan wrote:
>> I'm shamefully not using ccache. How do I do it? Is it as simple as ./configure --with-cc="ccache gcc" --with-cxx="ccache g++"? Works on OS X and various Linuxes? Any known issue with external packages or otherwise?

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