-- (Optional.) Install from a pre-packaged SCons package that
does not require distutils:
- Red Hat Linux scons-0.9
+ Red Hat Linux scons-0.9-1.noarch.rpm
- Debian GNU/Linux scons_0.9
+ Debian GNU/Linux scons_0.9-1_all.deb
- Windows scons-0.9
+ Windows scons-0.9.win32.exe
-- (Recommended.) Download the latest distutils package from the
Depending on the utilities installed on your system, any or all of the
following packages will be built:
The SConstruct file is supposed to be smart enough to avoid trying to
build packages for which you don't have the proper utilities installed.
-You can report bugs either by following the "Tracker - Bugs" link
-on the SCons project page:
+Please report bugs by following the "Tracker - Bugs" link on the SCons
+project page and filling out the form:
or by send ing mail to the SCons developers mailing list:
+ send mail to the SCons developers mailing list:
+But please make sure that you also submit a bug report to the project
+page bug tracker, because bug reports in email can sometimes get lost
+in the general flood of messages.
-A mailing list for developers of SCons is available. You may send
-questions or comments to the list at:
+PLEASE NOTE: We are in the process of planning to move our mailing list
+administration on 14 March 2004. Details are available at our mailing
-You may request a subscription to the scons-devel mailing list at:
+An active mailing list for developers of SCons is available. You may
+send questions or comments to the list at:
-Subscription to the list is by approval. In practice, no one is being
-refused list membership right now, but we reserve the right to limit
-membership in the future and/or weed out lurkers.
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+After 14 March 2004, please check our mailing lists web page in case
+the actual date of the move has changed.
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+to limit membership in the future and/or weed out lurkers.
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