[Scons-users] SConscripts on the fly

William Blevins wblevins001 at gmail.com
Tue May 16 11:02:43 EDT 2017

I've never tried doing something like that but maybe making a custom
builder that produces sconscript files would be appropriate.

On May 16, 2017 10:23 AM, "Spencer Yost" <syost at triad.rr.com> wrote:

> Thanks again for y'all's help a few weeks ago, we have SCons behaving
> pretty much as we expect. Still tweaking and playing to put together a
> final show and tell.
> Quick history:  As you may recall, we have hundreds of packages in a
> reverse domain tree that encompasses 10,000+  files.  We have decided that
> we would prefer creating the SConscript file in each package dynamically on
> the fly. There are several reasons for this that I will not bore you with.
> I'm trying to figure out the best way to do this. A PreAction() clearly
> won't work. I could use brute force and simply execute something out of the
> top level SConstruct where we find them and call SConscript(), but that
> seems like a hack.  It just "seems" like there should be a better way.
> What would you folks consider to be best practice for creating SConscripts
> on the fly?
> Thanks in advance!
> Spencer Yost
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