Sccache, Mozilla’s distributed compiler cache, now written in Rust

We build a lot of code at Mozilla. Every time someone pushes changes to the code that makes up Firefox we build the application on multiple platforms in a variety of build configurations. This means that we’re constantly looking for ways to make the bui…

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