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Old 27th May 2008
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[~]# cat /ports/devel/ccache/pkg-descr
ccache is a compiler cache.  It acts as a caching pre-processor to C/C++
compilers, using the -E compiler switch and a hash to detect when a
compilation can be satisfied from cache.  This often results in a 5 to 10
times speedup in common compilations.

So, it's just a cache, it doesn't speed up compilation the first time (It may in fact slow it a bit).
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.
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