Fix prvWriteMessageToBuffer on big endian (#391)

prvWriteMessageToBuffer wrote the first sbBYTES_TO_STORE_MESSAGE_LENGTH
bytes of the size_t-typed length to the buffer as the data length. While
this functions on little endian, it copies the wrong bytes on big
endian. This fix converts the length to configMESSAGE_BUFFER_LENGTH_TYPE
first, and then copies the exact amount, thus fixing the issue.
Additionally it adds an assert to verify the size is not greater than
the max value of configMESSAGE_BUFFER_LENGTH_TYPE; previously this would
truncate silently.

Co-authored-by: Gaurav-Aggarwal-AWS <33462878+aggarg@users.noreply.github.com>
1 file changed
tree: 8bfe1fd24b43f97b32dbae170c4e34b175dab4a2
  1. .github/
  2. .gitmodules
  3. GitHub-FreeRTOS-Kernel-Home.url
  4. History.txt
  5. LICENSE.md
  6. Quick_Start_Guide.url
  7. README.md
  8. croutine.c
  9. event_groups.c
  10. include/
  11. list.c
  12. portable/
  13. queue.c
  14. stream_buffer.c
  15. tasks.c
  16. timers.c
README.md

Getting started

This repository contains FreeRTOS kernel source/header files and kernel ports only. This repository is referenced as a submodule in FreeRTOS/FreeRTOS repository, which contains pre-configured demo application projects under FreeRTOS/Demo directory.

The easiest way to use FreeRTOS is to start with one of the pre-configured demo application projects. That way you will have the correct FreeRTOS source files included, and the correct include paths configured. Once a demo application is building and executing you can remove the demo application files, and start to add in your own application source files. See the FreeRTOS Kernel Quick Start Guide for detailed instructions and other useful links.

Additionally, for FreeRTOS kernel feature information refer to the Developer Documentation, and API Reference.

Getting help

If you have any questions or need assistance troubleshooting your FreeRTOS project, we have an active community that can help on the FreeRTOS Community Support Forum.

Cloning this repository

To clone using HTTPS:

git clone https://github.com/FreeRTOS/FreeRTOS-Kernel.git

Using SSH:

git clone git@github.com:FreeRTOS/FreeRTOS-Kernel.git

Repository structure

  • The root of this repository contains the three files that are common to every port - list.c, queue.c and tasks.c. The kernel is contained within these three files. croutine.c implements the optional co-routine functionality - which is normally only used on very memory limited systems.

  • The ./portable directory contains the files that are specific to a particular microcontroller and/or compiler. See the readme file in the ./portable directory for more information.

  • The ./include directory contains the real time kernel header files.

Code Formatting

FreeRTOS files are formatted using the “uncrustify” tool. The configuration file used by uncrustify can be found in the FreeRTOS/FreeRTOS repository.

Spelling

lexicon.txt contains words that are not traditionally found in an English dictionary. It is used by the spellchecker to verify the various jargon, variable names, and other odd words used in the FreeRTOS code base. If your pull request fails to pass the spelling and you believe this is a mistake, then add the word to lexicon.txt. Note that only the FreeRTOS Kernel source files are checked for proper spelling, the portable section is ignored.