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SCons 2.3.1 is available

2 Mar 2014
SCons release 2.3.1 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release adds new features, and fixes and improves a number of issues.
This will be the last release to support Python versions earlier than 2.7, as we begin to move toward supporting Python 3. See the Release notes for important changes, and see the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in this release.

SCons 2.3.0 is available

2 Mar 2013
SCons release 2.3.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release adds new features, and fixes and improves a number of issues.
See the Release notes for important changes, and see the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in this release.

SCons 2.2.0 is available

5 Aug 2012
SCons release 2.2.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release adds new features, and fixes and improves a number of issues.
The 2.x series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the Release notes for important changes, and see the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in this release.

SCons 2.1.0 is available

09 Sep 2011
SCons release 2.1.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. The 2.1 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.1.0.alpha.20110323 is available

23 Mar 2011
SCons release 2.1.0.alpha.20110323 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. The 2.1 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.1.0.alpha.20101125 is available

25 Nov 2010
SCons release 2.1.0.alpha.20101125 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. The 2.1 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.1 is available

15 Aug 2010
SCons release 2.0.1 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.1 is available

25 July 2010
SCons release 1.3.1 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. A number of fixes which should improve compiling on win32 with VS versions up to 9.0. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.1.beta.20100627 is available

27 June 2010
SCons release 2.0.1.beta.20100627 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This a beta release for the 2.0 series. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0.d20100626 is available

26 June 2010
SCons release 1.3.0.d20100626 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. Fix the ability to append to default $*FLAGS values (which are implemented as CLVar instances) in a copied construction environment without affecting the original construction environment's value. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.0.final.0 is available

14 June 2010
SCons production release 2.0.0.final.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is the production release for the 2.0 series. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.0.candidate.20100607 is available

07 June 2010
SCons release 2.0.0.candidate.20100607 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. First candidate the in 2.0 series. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0.d20100606 is available

06 June 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.3.0.d20100606 is now available from the download page.d20100606 at SourceForge. Fix issue breaking initialization of MSVS/MSVC/SDK initialization by propagating MS*COM* and COMSPEC from environment if they are not set in by the user in the Environment. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.0.beta.20100605 is available

05 June 2010
SCons release 2.0.0.beta.20100605 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is the third checkpoint in 2.0 series, and fixes a few bugs found in the first checkpoint. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.0.beta.20100531 is available

31 May 2010
SCons release 2.0.0.beta.20100531 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is the second checkpoint in 2.0 series, and fixes a few bugs found in the first checkpoint. The 2.0 series drops support for all pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0.d20100523 is available

23 May 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.3.0.d20100523 is now available from the download page.d20100523 at SourceForge. Fix issue with shell environment leaking into Environment via MSVC initialization. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 2.0.0.alpha.20100508 is available

08 May 2010
SCons checkpoint release 2.0.0.alpha.20100508 is now available from the download page.d20100501 at SourceForge. First checkpoint release for the 2.0 series. Dropping support for pre-2.4 versions of Python. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0.d20100501 is available

01 May 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.3.0.d20100501 is now available from the download page.d20100501 at SourceForge. For MSVC fix platform defaulting. If on amd64 platform and the user didn't request a specific platform, it will also try x86 before failing. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0.d20100404 is available

04 April 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.3.0.d20100404 is now available from the download page.d20100404 at SourceForge. This release contains a minor fix for cygwin paths and a fix for the Express versions of Visual C/C++ See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.3.0 is available

23 March 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.3.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20100306 is available

06 March 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20100306 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. It is intended to be the last checkpoint prior to 1.3 release. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20100117 is available

17 January 2010
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20100117 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. It is intended to be the last checkpoint prior to 1.3 release. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20091224 is available

24 December 2009
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20091224 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20090919 is available

19 September 2009
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20090919 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20090223 is available

23 February 2009
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20090223 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains a significant redesign of how SCons detects installed Visual Studio and Visual C/C++ versions. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0.d20090113 is available

13 January 2009
SCons checkpoint release 1.2.0.d20090113 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release notably adds support for batch compilation, including new $CHANGED_SOURCES and $CHANGED_TARGETS variables. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.2.0 is available

21 December 2008
SCons release 1.2.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release notably contains numerous fixes and minor enhancements including Python 2.6 portability fixes. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons checkpoint 1.1.0.d20081207 is available

7 December 2008
SCons checkpoint release 1.1.0.d20081207 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is a(nother) candidate for release 1.2.0, currently intended to be released the weekend of 12 December 2008.

SCons checkpoint 1.1.0.d20081125 is available

25 November 2008
SCons checkpoint release 1.1.0.d20081125 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is a candidate for release 1.2.0, currently intended to be released next week.

SCons checkpoint 1.1.0.d20081104 is available

5 November 2008
SCons checkpoint release 1.1.0.d20081104 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release contains fixes for running SCons under Python 2.6, and signficant enhancements to the TeX/LaTeX support.

SCons 1.1.0 is available

10 October 2008
SCons release 1.1.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release notably contains significant memory utilization improvements, Windows .rc file scanning, and TeX toolchain updates. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.0.1.d20081001 (release candidate for 1.1) is available

2 October 2008
SCons checkpoint release 1.0.1.d20081001 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This checkpoint is a candidate for the 1.1 release; see the ChangeLog for a specific list of changes in the release.

SCons 1.0.1.d2008015 is available

15 September 2008
SCons checkpoint release 1.0.1.d200815 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release provides an early look at features and fixes for 1.1; see the ChangeLog for a specific list.

SCons 1.0.1 is available

7 September 2008
SCons 1.0.1 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release adds some key bug fixes and documentation updates.

SCons 1.0.0 is available

12 August 2008
SCons 1.0.0 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is functionally the same as the 0.98.5 candidate, with documentation updates.

SCons 0.98.5 is available

9 June 2008
SCons 0.98.5 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release fixes an installation problem on Mac, an exit code return status problem on Windows, and a few other bugs. This release is a candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.98.4 is available

18 May 2008
SCons 0.98.4 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release fixes a handful of important bugs, and is a candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.98.3 is available

30 April 2008
SCons 0.98.3 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release fixes some urgent bugs, and will be followed by another updated candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.98.2 is available

21 April 2008
SCons 0.98.2 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is an updated candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.98.1 is available

18 April 2008
SCons 0.98.1 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is an updated candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.98 is available

31 March 2008
SCons 0.98 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This release is considered a candidate for the (long-awaited) official 1.0 SCons release. We welcome and encourage widespread testing and use of this release to try to identify any problems.

SCons 0.97.0d20071212 is available

12 December 2007
The checkpoint release SCons 0.97.0d20071212 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is a snapshot that contains some new fixes and functionality for testing, most importantly a new Glob() function that understands build directories and repositories, and some significant memory and performance improvements.

SCons 0.97.0d20070918 is available

18 September 2007
The checkpoint release SCons 0.97.0d20070918 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is a snapshot that contains some new fixes and functionality for testing, most importantly a major refactoring of the signature subsystem.

SCons 0.97.0d20070809 is available

9 August 2007
The checkpoint release SCons 0.97.0d20070809 is now available from the download page at SourceForge. This is a snapshot that contains some new functionality for testing, most importantly the addition of a new Package() builder by Philipp Scholl, and a revamping of the various Java-related builders by Leanid Nazdrynau.

SCons 0.97 is available

17 May 2007
SCons 0.97 is now available as the first "stable" release since 0.96.1. 0.97 has been preceded by a long development cycle with numerous testing pre-releases, and contains significant accumulated features and fixes. If you upgrade from 0.96.1 (or an earlier release), BE SURE TO READ THE RELEASE NOTES for important information about potential configuration changes and rebuilds. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons 0.96.96 (candidate for 0.97) is available

12 April 2007
Another testing pre-release has been made available. This pre-release makes available more bug fixes that have accumulated since 0.96.95, and is considered a candidate for the 0.97 release. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons awarded two projects for Google Summer of Code 2007

12 April 2007
The SCons Foundation has been awarded two student projects for Google Summer of Code 2007. Maciej Pasternacki will work on enhancing SCons' configuration capabilities in the model of GNU Automake. Thomas Fischer will work on distributed compilation across grid networks. Congratulations to Maciej and Thomas on their successful proposals!

SCons accepted for participation in Google Summer of Code 2007

15 March 2007
The SCons Foundation is pleased to announce that SCons has been accepted a participating organization in Google's Summer of Code 2007. Summer of Code is a program where Google pays student developers a stipend to work on writing code for open source projects. Applications from students interested in working on sCons are now being accepted. You can learn more at our announcement page.

SCons 0.96.95 (candidate for 0.97) is available

15 February 2007
Another testing pre-release has been made available. This pre-release makes available more features and bug fixes that have accumulated since 0.96.94, and is considered a candidate for the 0.97 release. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons 0.96.94 (testing pre-release for 0.97) is available

7 January 2007
Another testing pre-release has been made available. This pre-release makes available more features and bug fixes that have accumulated since 0.96.93. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons 0.96.93 (testing pre-release for 0.97) is available

6 November 2006
Another testing pre-release has been made available. This pre-release makes available more features and bug fixes that have accumulated since 0.96.92. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons awarded Google Summer of Code project

24 May 2006
Google's Summer of Code will fund a project proposed by Philipp Scholl to add support for packaging and release dependencies to SCons. Stefan Seefeld will be mentoring Philipp's proposal for the next several months. Congratulations to Philipp, and thanks to Stefan for mentoring.

Tracking of SCons bug reports, patches and feature requests has moved to tigris.org.

21 May 2006
After five years of tracking bug reports, patches and feature requests at our SourceForge project page, we've converted them all to our project Issue Tracker at tigris.org. The goal is for this to provide improved management of work on the project. Many thanks to Greg Noel and Kevin Maples for making this happen.

SCons 0.96.92 (testing pre-release for 0.97) is available

10 April 2006
Another testing pre-release has been made available. This is intended as the last testing pre-release before the .sconsign file changes significantly to (among other things) handle builds consistently when only a subset of a tree's dependency graph is used, as well as supporting more flexible detection of file changes. This pre-release also makes available more features and bug fixes that have accumulated since 0.96.91. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons 0.96.91 (testing pre-release for 0.97) is available

8 September 2005
Another testing pre-release has been made available. There will be more of these to get fixes out to the field while we continue to work on performance issues in anticipation of a wider 0.97 release. Download it directly from the download page at SourceForge.

SCons 0.96.90 (testing pre-release for 0.97) is available

15 February 2005
SCons 0.96.90 contains a lot of features, bug fixes, and some greatly-anticipated improvements in performance and memory consumption. Because there have been a number of extensive changes to internal subsystems, this testing pre-release is intended to try to catch any last crucial bugs before releasing it officially as 0.97 (to be released soon, we hope). You can download it directly from the download page at SourceForge. See the Relase Notes for a description of how you can help test this release and an overview of important (interface- or behavior-changing) changes. See the ChangeLog for a complete list of all the new and fixed stuff.

New SCons Website Design

28 September 2004
SCons has unveiled a new design of its website, contributed by Keir Mierle. Please report any issues with the site to webmaster@scons.org.

SCons 0.96.1 Released

23 August 2004
Bugfix release 0.96.1 fixes a handful of critical problems in 0.96. Consult your friendly neighborhood download page for more information, or use the Download quick links to the right.

SCons 0.96 Released

18 August 2004
Beta release 0.96 adds Fortran 90/95 support, better Qt support, platform-independent file manipulation actions, new debugging features and lots more.