Make sure your compiler is using ccache

watch ccache -s
OMG, you are a Gentoo junkie. -funroll-loops-me-harder ;-) http://ccache.samba.org/ ccache is a compiler cache, which speeds up your compiler on successive runs, because it caches intermediate compiled output.
Sample Output
Every 2.0s: ccache -s                   Sat Feb 14 02:11:52 2009

cache directory                     /home/piyo/.ccache
cache hit                           3958
cache miss                          4010
called for link                      400
multiple source files                  6
compile failed                       884
ccache internal error                  1
preprocessor error                   392
not a C/C++ file                     454
autoconf compile/link               1069
no input file                        192
files in cache                      4456
cache size                         102.1 Mbytes
max cache size                     200.0 Mbytes

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By: piyo
2009-02-13 17:16:32

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