[osuosl-powerdev] something's wrong with $PATH and ccache at ibmcell.osuosl.org

Marian Such toxygen1 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 20:14:59 UTC 2008

Ok, sure.
btw. may I ask, you mentioned earlier in this list that I/O of those  
disks is very slow.
May I ask what is the reason why are they slow?


On Aug 5, 2008, at 10:11 PM, Lance Albertson wrote:

> Marian Such wrote:
>> You are right.
>> after setting $HOME to /data/toxygen it runs fine.
>> [toxygen at pecan toxygen]$ export HOME=/data/toxygen
>> [toxygen at pecan ~]$ gcc
>> gcc: no input files
>> [toxygen at pecan ~]$
>> this explains it, ccache probably cannot handle nfs.
>> So probably setting /home/<user>/.ccache as symlink to /data/  
>> <user>/.ccache would help.
>> In fact, cache of code from other platform is not very feasible  
>> to  work with on another platform.
>> So this could involve even more problems for compiling itself; so  
>> it  is not reasonable to use the same .ccache directory for all  
>> platforms.
> The whole NFS situation is causing more problems than good so I  
> plan on us getting rid of it sometime in the future. But creating  
> the symlink should resolve the issue for now. Sorry for the issues!
> Next time you have a problem, could you please send an email to  
> support at osuosl dot org?
> Thanks-
>> On Aug 4, 2008, at 8:15 PM, Mark Wong wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Marian Such  
>>> <toxygen1 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> open("/home/toxygen/.ccache/stats", O_RDWR) = 4
>>>> fcntl64(4, F_SETLKW, {type=F_WRLCK, whence=SEEK_SET, start=0,  
>>>> len=1}
>>> I've been experiencing problems with working on the NFS mounted home
>>> directories, and the fact that this is the last line in your strace
>>> suggests you may be suffering from similar troubles.  I've been
>>> working from the locally mounted /data/$USER directories with much
>>> more success.
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