|Reported by:||Owned by:||Fernando de Oliveira|
Description (last modified by )
New point version
Most of what comes below is from
but it is not a stable release, as stated at
A new SCons checkpoint release, 2.3.5, is now available on the SCons download page: ... A SCons "checkpoint release" is intended to provide early access to new features so they can be tested in the field before being released for adoption by other software distributions. ... We *do not recommend* that downstream distributions (Debian, Fedora, etc.) package a checkpoint release, mainly to avoid confusing the "public" release numbering with the long checkpoint release names.
it is named "production":
The current production release of SCons is 2.3.5 [ChangeLog]. The last stable release prior to this one is 2.3.4.
RELEASE 2.3.5 - Mon, 17 Jun 2015 21:07:32 -0700 - Documentation fixes for libraries.xml and builders-writing.xml (#2989 and #2990) - Extended docs for InstallVersionedLib/SharedLibrary, and added SKIP_WIN_PACKAGES argument to build script bootstrap.py (PR #230, #3002). - Fixed symlink support (PR #227, #2395). - Updated debug-count test case (PR #229). - Fixed incomplete LIBS flattening and substitution in Program scanner(PR #205, #2954). - Added new method rentry_exists_on_disk to Node.FS (PR #193). - Fixed several D tests under the different OS. - Add support for f08 file extensions for Fortran 2008 code. - Show --config choices if no argument is specified (PR #202). - Fixed build crash when XML toolchain isn't installed, and activated compression for ZIP archives. - Fix for VersionedSharedLibrary under 'sunos' platform. - Fixed dll link with precompiled headers on MSVC 2012 - Added an 'exclude' parameter to Glob() - Support for multiple cmdargs (one per variant) in VS project files. - Various improvements for TempFileMunge class. - Added an implementation for Visual Studio users files (PR #209). - Added support for the 'PlatformToolset' tag in VS project files (#2978). - Added support for '-isystem' to ParseFlags.
I think it would not be a problem to use it, but prefer other opinions.