[Scons-users] Unreliable build problem

Bill Deegan bill at baddogconsulting.com
Wed Apr 19 13:25:26 EDT 2017


There is a sconsign command line tool for doing that.
Can you try the latest 2.5.1 and see if the problem still exists?
2.3.6 is fairly old.

Also, what command line, platform?
If you can provide a small test case to reproduce that would be helpful.
It's possible this is a known bug.


On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 7:55 AM, Hill, Steve (FP COM) <Steve.Hill at cobham.com
> wrote:

> We have started seeing occasional cases where a source file is reverted to
> a previous version and the object file is not rebuilt (so, typically, the
> link fails). We've tried changing the decider to various different ones but
> they all exhibit the same behaviour. Outputting the dependency tree shows
> that SCons thinks that the file is up-to-date. We are using SCons 2.3.6
> with Python 2.712.
> Is there any way to dig into SConsign to understand the problem better?
> Thanks,
> Steve.
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