From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Original author(s)Andrew Tridgell
Developer(s)Joel Rosdahl[1]
Stable release
3.7.7 / January 5, 2020; 28 days ago (2020-01-05)[2]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC (latest version)
C++ (next major version)
Operating systemUnix-like
TypeCompiling tools

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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ccache — Credits". Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  2. ^ "ccache news". Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ "ccache copyright and license". Retrieved 18 September 2019.

External links[edit]