I am using C++/Qt/Qt Creator as IDE.

Is there a tool I can use to speed up compilation by distributing the task among my other computers (in my case Win 7 machines)?

Or is there even a service (on the internet, cloud) where I can compile my software?

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Although it is originally a linux/unix solution, it is highly usable with cygwin, too. There is a tool named distcc, which can distribute the most resource-intensive tasks between remote computers.

It is developed for gcc, but you can use that for other compilers as well with a little bit of scripting.


By using a compilation cache like

you can achieve great performance improvements with only little extra hardware requirements.

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