[aur-general] [arch-dev-public] SCons major revision update
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Mon Oct 4 14:12:38 EDT 2010
On 13 July 2010 21:53, Philipp Überbacher <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Ray Rashif's message of 2010-07-13 15:38:04 +0200:
>> Currently extra/scons-1.3.0-1 is marked out-of-date, which is probably
>> due to the fact that since last month, version 2 has become the stable
>> branch upstream. From http://www.scons.org:
>> "14 June 2010
>> SCons production release 2.0.0.final.0 is now available from the
>> download page at SourceForge. This is the production release for the
>> 2.0 series. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of
>> Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the
>> Version 1 is still supported, as evidenced by the development branch updates:
>> "26 June 2010
>> SCons release 1.3.0.d20100626 is now available from the download page
>> at SourceForge. Fix the ability to append to default $*FLAGS values
>> (which are implemented as CLVar instances) in a copied construction
>> environment without affecting the original construction environment's
>> value. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the
>> The following are the packages that makedepend on scons:
>> == extra ==
>> == community ==
>> We can either update it to version 2 or move version 1 to a scons1
>> package. If there are no objections and build issues, I'll go ahead
>> with the former, as it doesn't appear to be that popular to warrant
>> both major branches in the repos.
> I do expect issues. There were scons issues with ardour in the past.
> ardour3 moved to waf and that's where devlopment is going on. They
> likely aren't interested in fixing scons issues when they arise.
> I guess testing will scons2 will show which way to go.
scons 2.x is now in [testing] - it will replace scons 1.x in [extra].
I had tested all affected packages and they built fine, but for anyone
else with corner cases, please file a bug upstream.
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