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Original author(s)Andrew Tridgell
Developer(s)Joel Rosdahl
Stable release
3.6 / January 14, 2019; 3 months ago (2019-01-14)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC
Operating systemAny Unix-like
TypeCompiling tools
LicenseGNU General Public License

ccache is a software development tool that caches the output of C/C++ compilation so that the next time, the same compilation can be avoided and the results can be taken from the cache. This can greatly speed up recompiling time. The detection is done by hashing different kinds of information that should be unique for the compilation and then using the hash sum to identify the cached output. Ccache is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

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