Update, I followed these steps:
To point yum to python2.6 and then created a symlink /usr/bin/python to point to my installation of python2.7.
So now the make init is working.
But make is not.
I'm troubleshooting various errors where a go script isn't finding the right code.
I also had to move the location of the gingerwizard code from:
Current errors I'm receiving are:
vendor/github.com/Shopify/sarama/message.go:10:2: cannot find package "github.com/eapache/go-xerial-snappy" in any of:
/opt/beats/kafkabeat/go_work/src/github.com/gingerwizard/kafkabeat/vendor/github.com/eapache/go-xerial-snappy (vendor tree)
/usr/lib/golang/src/github.com/eapache/go-xerial-snappy (from $GOROOT)
/opt/beats/kafkabeat/go_work/src/github.com/eapache/go-xerial-snappy (from $GOPATH)
vendor/github.com/Shopify/sarama/broker.go:14:2: cannot find package "github.com/rcrowley/go-metrics" in any of:
/opt/beats/kafkabeat/go_work/src/github.com/gingerwizard/kafkabeat/vendor/github.com/rcrowley/go-metrics (vendor tree)
/usr/lib/golang/src/github.com/rcrowley/go-metrics (from $GOROOT)
/opt/beats/kafkabeat/go_work/src/github.com/rcrowley/go-metrics (from $GOPATH)
make: *** [build] Error 1
I've found the rcrowley/go-metrics repo:
However, I can't find the eapache/go-xerial-snappy repo.
It doesn't seem to exist anymore?
Correction, I was only looking at eapache's pinned repos.
https://github.com/eapache/go-xerial-snappy is what I was looking for.