[Bf-committers] Remove support for SCons configurations?

Nathan Letwory nathan at letworyinteractive.com
Wed May 7 10:55:40 CEST 2014

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If no active users chime in that they really need these, feel free to
clean up those config files


On 06/05/2014 19:54, Campbell Barton wrote:
> Fairly for neither of the SCons BSD's are used by anyone.
> The addition of FreeBSD9 was from 2010, since then there are only 
> cleanup/update commits from devs who don't use FreeBSD (afaik),
> like bumping Python version, or removing changing flags across all
> systems.
> MinGW cross compiling only worked in a very limited way, I had to
> call Wine to run makesdna/makesrna, but last time I tried it was
> broken (can't recall exactly what failed...).
> Since we dont even officially support MinGW on Windows, Im not
> sure its worth the effort to support cross compiling to it on
> other platforms.
> On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Sergey Sharybin
> <sergey.vfx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BSD8 could go i guess, it's real ancient. others are to be merged
>> at least together. Would be fine with dropping bsd scons support
>> if it's broken, but if it's not broken tihnk it's rather fine to
>> keep them in.
>> Linux cross could be a real PITA to fix, not sure it works atm
>> for someone, and also not sure it worth having actually. Fine
>> with leaving it out.
>> On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 5:33 AM, Campbell Barton
>> <ideasman42 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Since the topic of deprecating platforms came up recently,
>>> anyone against dropping support for...
>>> FreeBSD8 + Scons ./build_files/scons/config/freebsd8-config.py
>>> FreeBSD9 + Scons ./build_files/scons/config/freebsd9-config.py
>>> Linux/MinGW Cross Compiling 
>>> ./build_files/scons/config/linuxcross-config.py
>>> As far as I can tell these aren't used. FreeBSD use CMake (and
>>> is at version 10 currently)
>>> Linux Cross Compiling used to work but has been broken for over
>>> a year without any fixes.
>>> -- - Campbell _______________________________________________ 
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>> -- With best regards, Sergey Sharybin 
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