Patchwork [bitbake-devel] cookerdata: Improve error handling

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Submitter Richard Purdie
Date May 30, 2014, 2:53 p.m.
Message ID <1401461633.31309.49.camel@ted>
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Permalink /patch/73009/
State New
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Richard Purdie - May 30, 2014, 2:53 p.m.
If we see errors during parsing, firstly its bad to show a traceback
for an expansion error so lets suppress this.

Secondly, raise a BBHandledException instead of a SystemExit to show
we've informed the user about the condition (printing a traceback in the
default unknown case).

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>


diff --git a/bitbake/lib/bb/ b/bitbake/lib/bb/
index b9b9e16..60a6d51 100644
--- a/bitbake/lib/bb/
+++ b/bitbake/lib/bb/
@@ -227,10 +227,13 @@  class CookerDataBuilder(object):
             self.parseConfigurationFiles(self.prefiles, self.postfiles)
         except SyntaxError:
-            sys.exit(1)
+            raise bb.BBHandledException
+        except bb.data_smart.ExpansionError as e:
+            logger.error(str(e))
+            raise bb.BBHandledException
         except Exception:
             logger.exception("Error parsing configuration files")
-            sys.exit(1)
+            raise bb.BBHandledException
     def _findLayerConf(self, data):
         return findConfigFile("bblayers.conf", data)