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Build tool intended as a substitute for 'make.'

'SCons' is a software construction tool (build tool substitute for Make). It features a modular build engine that can be embedded in other software. SCons configuration files are Python scripts that call the build engine API. It scans files to detect dependencies automatically, maintains a global view of all dependencies in a build tree, supports parallel builds, and uses MD5 signatures (optionally timestamps) to detect changed file contents reliably.



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Janet Casey

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18 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

Steven Knight Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
Python (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 1.5.2 or later


"Python (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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