Ccache is (since 2010) developed and maintained by Joel Rosdahl. It was originally written by Andrew “Tridge” Tridgell. Tridge writes:

ccache was inspired by the compilercache shell script written by Erik Thiele and I would like to thank him for an excellent piece of work. See for Erik's scripts.

I wrote ccache because I wanted to get a bit more speed out of a compiler cache and I wanted to remove some of the limitations of the shell-script version.

Bundled code

Ccache also uses some bundled code from other sources. See the license page for a complete description.


The following people (in alphabetical order) have in one way or another contributed to ccache:

Thank you!