Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446266
Can't compile Blender anymore after the latest scons update
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:48:40 EST
Description of problem:
Can't compile Blender anymore after the latest scons update (0.98.3).
Then, I downgraded scons to 0.97-2-fc8 and everything went back in order.
See Blender related bug:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade to latest scons available in Fedora yum repository
2. Enter blender directory
3. Type scons
Only a very small subset of the source tree is built.
It seems only the C++ files are built, not the C one.
You never get the 'blender' binary built
scons compiles the whole source tree as it did before with version 0.97
It seemed to work with 0.98 apart from a small patch. If you can't get it to
work, the workaround is to bundle scons with blender (scons-local).
I'm not sure to understand what you suggest.
Do you mean that the problem doesn't come from scons but from blender?
Isn't scons 0.98 backward compatible with scons 0.97?
BTW, 0.98.3 seems to be able to compile Blender on a Ubuntu distro (see blender
Does the Fedora package contain any patch in addition to the official scons release?
Try to compile blender with upstream scons.
I tried to compile with scons-local-0.98.3 downloaded directly from
www.scons.org, and it also fails :-(
Looks like the issue doesn't come from the Fedora's scons package.
I had the same issue on Fedora 9. However, scons was updated again, very
recently, and after installing this update (0.98.4) from www.scons.org (the
tar.gz, installed with "python setup.py install"), blender turns out to build
again without problems (svn revision 15073, command line "scons
WITH_BF_OPENAL=False") on my machine.
So it seems that the bug was fixed upstream?
0.98.4 is now in the updates queue
I confirm it fixes the problem I saw on Fedora 8.
I downloaded scons-local-0.98.4 and compiled Blender without any problem this
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