[C++-sig] Python, Boost.Python, and SCons

Jonathan Brandmeyer jbrandmeyer at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 3 04:07:43 CEST 2004

On Fri, 2004-07-02 at 18:26, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:
> --- Chad Austin <caustin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > SCons is awesome!
> SCons is awesome indeed! I am using it ever since the repository support was
> added (0.08 or so). However, there is one thing I have to hack around: the
> implicit dependency scan of the boost tree is horribly slow on some older
> platforms (minutes before the first compilation command is issued) and even on
> new platforms I find the waits very annoying when I am in a debug/recompile
> cycle.

I've only recently started learning how to use Scons, and not with Boost
yet.  There is a way to use timestamps rather than md5 hashes to check
dependency relationships.

Does that help?  This sounds like a major scalability problem to me.


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