+if test "@@NO_PYTHON@@" && test "$strategy" = "recursive"
+ die 'The recursive merge strategy currently relies on Python,
+which this installation of git was not configured with. Please consider
+a different merge strategy (e.g. octopus, resolve, stupid, ours)
+or install Python and git with Python support.'
# start doing a rebase with git-merge
# this is rename-aware if the recursive (default) strategy is used