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improvements (Gentoo specific) to distcc zeroconf support

distcc's got zeroconf support That is cool! However, there are problems (althouth not everyone got these problems). One of them is that if you have multiple version of gcc's or even cross compilers, distcc clients can't discover them, since distccd will only register your current active gcc. And if you want to change your native compiler's version, you must restart distccd in order to let it take effect. Having multiple gcc's may not be common in other distribution, but this is common in gentoo. This is what I have on my x86 notebook: gcc-config -l [1] i686-pc-linux-gnu-4.3.1 * [2] mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu-4.3.0-alpha20080731 [3] mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu-4.3.1 [4] mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu-4.4.0-alpha20080718 * [5] mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu-4.4.0-alpha20080801 [6] powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu-4.2.3 * So I made a little patch: Hope there will be a distcc-2.18.3-r14 or distcc-3.0_rc4 in tree soon, ;)