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authorGabe Black <gabeblack@google.com>2013-11-23 00:38:49 -0800
committerIsaac Christensen <isaac.christensen@se-eng.com>2014-09-15 17:37:13 +0200
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libpayload: Add a new "die" function to fatally signal programming errors.
If a programming error is detected, die can be used to print a message and stop execution similar to failing an assert. There's also a "die_if" function which is conditional. die functions, like asserts, should be used to trap programming errors and not when the hardware does something wrong. If all code was written perfectly, no die function would ever be called. In other words, it would be appropriate to use die if a function was called with a value that was out of bounds or if malloc failed. It wouldn't be appropriate if an external device doesn't respond. In the future, the die family of functions might print a stack trace or show other debugging info. Old-Change-Id: I653fc8cb0b4e459522f1b86f7fac280836d57916 Signed-off-by: Gabe Black <gabeblack@google.com> Reviewed-on: https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/178000 Reviewed-by: Gabe Black <gabeblack@chromium.org> Commit-Queue: Gabe Black <gabeblack@chromium.org> Tested-by: Gabe Black <gabeblack@chromium.org> (cherry picked from commit 59df109d56a0f5346562de9b3124666a4443adf0) libpayload: Fix the license in some files which were accidentally made GPL. Some files were accidentally made GPL when they were added to libpayload. This change changes them over to a BSD license to be in line with the intended license of libpayload. Old-Change-Id: Ia95ac4951b173dcb93cb489705680e7313df3c92 Signed-off-by: Gabe Black <gabeblack@google.com> Reviewed-on: https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/182202 Reviewed-by: Ronald Minnich <rminnich@chromium.org> Commit-Queue: Gabe Black <gabeblack@chromium.org> Tested-by: Gabe Black <gabeblack@chromium.org> (cherry picked from commit 5f47600e50e82de226f2fa6ea81d4a3d1c56277b) Squashed the initial patch for "die" functions and a later update to the license header. Change-Id: I3a62cd820e676f4458e61808733d81edd3d76e87 Signed-off-by: Isaac Christensen <isaac.christensen@se-eng.com> Reviewed-on: http://review.coreboot.org/6889 Tested-by: build bot (Jenkins) Reviewed-by: David Hendricks <dhendrix@chromium.org>
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