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authorPau Espin Pedrol <pespin@sysmocom.de>2017-11-28 20:08:17 +0100
committerPau Espin Pedrol <pespin@sysmocom.de>2017-11-28 20:08:19 +0100
commit2f89547fc95c01621ff8d0b1ea9c0b4097df3120 (patch)
tree788bb0db7c7fde37b94b773fc5dc647419766d9e /configure.ac
parentdc730a31730ed580633e4218edfdc186d1865f2c (diff)
tests: Fix selection of python version
According to documentation (and personal experience), AM_PATH_PYTHON selects the highest version of python, no matter if major version is different, which means if both python2 and 3 are available, 3 will be chosen an PYTHON will point to "/.../python" which is python3. Apparently, the macro cannot be easily used to pick highest python2 version. As {vty,ctrl}_test_runner.py require python2 and are incompatible with python3, let's instead rely on the system having a "python2" binary available, which is the case in most distros. Change-Id: If8e57924ed2c8da7ab7692f58a4bb5c5a970484f
Diffstat (limited to 'configure.ac')
-rw-r--r--configure.ac5
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index 9a6f9636..a1dbce54 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -170,7 +170,10 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE([external_tests],
[Include the VTY/CTRL tests in make check [default=no]]),
[enable_ext_tests="$enableval"],[enable_ext_tests="no"])
if test "x$enable_ext_tests" = "xyes" ; then
- AM_PATH_PYTHON
+ AC_CHECK_PROG(PYTHON2_AVAIL,python2,yes)
+ if test "x$PYTHON2_AVAIL" != "xyes" ; then
+ AC_MSG_ERROR([Please install python2 to run the VTY/CTRL tests.])
+ fi
AC_CHECK_PROG(OSMOTESTEXT_CHECK,osmotestvty.py,yes)
if test "x$OSMOTESTEXT_CHECK" != "xyes" ; then
AC_MSG_ERROR([Please install git://osmocom.org/python/osmo-python-tests to run the VTY/CTRL tests.])