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From: Martin Jansa <>
Cc:, Richard Purdie <>
Subject: [2.2][PATCH 2/4] cookerdata: Remove incorrect SystemExit usage
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2023 21:45:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

From: Richard Purdie <>

Calling SystemExit doesn't work well with server/client usage since the string
isn't printed to the right place. Use bb.fatal() instead which prints the right
log output and raises and handled exception which then shows correctly on the

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
 lib/bb/ | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/bb/ b/lib/bb/
index 8a354fed7..3555585c8 100644
--- a/lib/bb/
+++ b/lib/bb/
@@ -436,7 +436,7 @@ class CookerDataBuilder(object):
                 msg += (" and bitbake did not find a conf/bblayers.conf file in"
                         " the expected location.\nMaybe you accidentally"
                         " invoked bitbake from the wrong directory?")
-            raise SystemExit(msg)
+            bb.fatal(msg)
         if not data.getVar("TOPDIR"):
             data.setVar("TOPDIR", os.path.abspath(os.getcwd()))

  reply	other threads:[~2023-03-10 20:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-03-10 20:45 [2.2][PATCH 1/4] utils: Allow to_boolean to support int values Martin Jansa
2023-03-10 20:45 ` Martin Jansa [this message]
2023-03-10 20:45 ` [2.2][PATCH 3/4] cookerdata: Improve early exception handling Martin Jansa
2023-03-10 20:45 ` [2.2][PATCH 4/4] cookerdata: Drop dubious exception handling code Martin Jansa

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