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diff --git a/scripts/lib/argparse_oe.py b/scripts/lib/argparse_oe.py
index bf3ebaddfd..95b42e75ea 100644
--- a/scripts/lib/argparse_oe.py
+++ b/scripts/lib/argparse_oe.py
@@ -16,8 +16,13 @@ class ArgumentParser(argparse.ArgumentParser):
super(ArgumentParser, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
def error(self, message):
- sys.stderr.write('ERROR: %s\n' % message)
- self.print_help()
+ """error(message: string)
+
+ Prints a help message incorporating the message to stderr and
+ exits.
+ """
+ self._print_message('%s: error: %s\n' % (self.prog, message), sys.stderr)
+ self.print_help(sys.stderr)
sys.exit(2)
def error_subcommand(self, message, subcommand):