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The goal of this page is to provide an overview of current goals and their status similar to the roadmap page from DungeonHack. You can login and subscribe to this page to monitor current development.

Task status description:

  • open: no one has claimed this task yet or the task has not been started
  • wip: work-in-progress; someone has claimed/started this task
  • done: task is finished

Additional tasks can be found on our issue tracker.

SCons itself

Task Status Assigned to Target version
Integrating stubprocess.py wrapper for speedup wip gary, dirk 2.5
Issue 2264: cross-language scanner support done/not released William Blevins 2.5
Revamp of Tools subsystem wip gary
Python 3 compatibility (including full Unicode support) wip gary,russel 3.0
GitHub clone to get additional buildbot at https://travis-ci.org/ open
SConsInstaller, wrapup of GSoC 2009 by Lukas Erlinghagen open
Recursive Glob (ant-like) wip dirk
Java support, partial redesign and adding functionality, e.g. for inner classes (JavaStrategy and JavaSupport) open jannijtmans,russel?
TNG, refactor task scheduling open
PluginArchitecture, what's this? open

Web stuff

Rewrite/restructure "About SCons"/"Getting started" sections open member
Redesign website wip Bill
Migrate current issues database from Tigris to Other (HostingSites) open techtonik


Switch trunk development to Mercurial (DVCSMigration) done (2015-12-27) member
Switch Node class to using slots done dirk
Rewrite of doc toolchain done (2013-05-04, rev 0c9c8aff8f46) dirk
New design for SCons docs (book/article) done (2013-05-04, rev 0c9c8aff8f46) dirk
MoinMoin upgrade for further tweaking done techtonik

See also SConsFutureProjects for ideas considered for implementation.