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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-41424

scons should fail early if invoked with wrong Python interpreter

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 3.4.22, 3.6.14, 4.0.11
    • Component/s: Build
    • Labels:
      None
    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Backport Requested:
      v3.6, v3.4
    • Sprint:
      Dev Tools 2019-06-17
    • Linked BF Score:
      0

      Description

      When on a 4.0 branch and running scons with Python3, it fails with a cryptic error message, causing lots of developer time to be wasted in trying to figure out what went wrong.

      A simple early check for the correct Python version would help a lot

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            Assignee:
            mathew.robinson Mathew Robinson (Inactive)
            Reporter:
            geert.bosch Geert Bosch
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