ccache on kernels

As I am building debian packages of recent kernels, I have to build the same thing over and over again – pretty much three times to be exact. Once for ‘vanilla’, second time for virtual machines and third time for gameservers using the gentoo patchset. If you check back on my post about ccache on gentoo you might […]

ccache == more Speed?

Many people, especially around gentoo linux, do think that ccache is a must-have, reducing compile time pretty much. But is that really true? How much does it really help? Let’s nail it down with some facts: ccache parses the compiler call to make sure it’s a single compile as it doesn’t work with linking or multi-source builds (for […]