[libvirt] [PATCH] travis: fix homebrew install of python3

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jan 2 14:47:38 UTC 2020

The Python3 package has started failing to install from
HomeBrew with the following:

  Error: The `brew link` step did not complete successfully
  The formula built, but is not symlinked into /usr/local
  Could not symlink Frameworks/Python.framework/Headers
  Target /usr/local/Frameworks/Python.framework/Headers
  is a symlink belonging to python at 2. You can unlink it:

    brew unlink python at 2

  To force the link and overwrite all conflicting files:

    brew link --overwrite python

The result is that libvirt fails to find python3:

  checking for python3... no
  configure: error: 'python3' binary is required to build libvirt

It is unclear what changed in Travis/HomeBrew to break our
previously working setup, but running the suggested command
fixes it well enough for libvirt's CI needs.

Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange at redhat.com>

Pushed as a CI build fix

 .travis.yml | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/.travis.yml b/.travis.yml
index 44ff5e9898..f129706456 100644
--- a/.travis.yml
+++ b/.travis.yml
@@ -67,6 +67,9 @@ matrix:
         - PATH="/usr/local/opt/gettext/bin:/usr/local/opt/ccache/libexec:/usr/local/opt/rpcgen/bin:$PATH"
         - PKG_CONFIG_PATH="/usr/local/opt/libxml2/lib/pkgconfig"
+      before_script:
+        # Hack to blow away py2
+        - brew link --overwrite python
         # We can't run 'distcheck' or 'syntax-check' because they fail on
         # macOS, but doing 'install' and 'dist' gives us some useful coverage

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