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[24/27] configure: Add courtesy hint to Python version failure message

Message ID 20230511035435.734312-25-jsnow@redhat.com (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series configure: create a python venv and ensure meson, sphinx | expand

Commit Message

John Snow May 11, 2023, 3:54 a.m. UTC
If we begin requiring Python 3.7+, a few platforms are going to need to
install an additional Python interpreter package.

As a courtesy to the user, suggest the optional package they might need
to install. This will hopefully minimize any downtime caused by the
change in Python dependency.

Signed-off-by: John Snow <jsnow@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé <philmd@linaro.org>
Message-Id: <20230221012456.2607692-3-jsnow@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
 configure | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/configure b/configure
index 4175bb49b8..ff654a9f45 100755
--- a/configure
+++ b/configure
@@ -1092,7 +1092,10 @@  fi
 if ! check_py_version "$python"; then
   error_exit "Cannot use '$python', Python >= 3.7 is required." \
-      "Use --python=/path/to/python to specify a supported Python."
+             "Use --python=/path/to/python to specify a supported Python." \
+             "Maybe try:" \
+             "  openSUSE Leap 15.3+: zypper install python39" \
+             "  CentOS 8: dnf install python38"
 # Resolve PATH