[Scons-users] Bug in up_to_date for directory targets

Bill Deegan bill at baddogconsulting.com
Thu Mar 23 17:13:10 EDT 2017


Yes. It is tricky to implement in a way that doesn't have unwanted and/or
unexpected consequences.


On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:45 PM, Tom Tanner <trtanner at btinternet.com>

> On 22/3/17 04:57, Manish Vachharajani wrote:
>> The only work around I've found is to have a non-directory target, either
>> a dummy file that you have to create in the builder or a file you know will
>> be created by the builder.
> I have never under any build system found it a good idea to make a
> directory a target. I've always found it necessary to create a file inside
> the directory if required and make that the target.
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