[Buildroot] ebtables and musl

Markus Mayer mmayer at broadcom.com
Mon Jun 15 03:03:04 UTC 2020


On Sun, 14 Jun 2020 at 14:34, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 6/13/2020 8:34 PM, Markus Mayer wrote:
> > On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 at 20:00, Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Markus,
> >>
> >> On Sat, Jun 13 2020, Markus Mayer wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 at 05:43, Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net> wrote:
> >>>> On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:10:28 -0700, Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> While we are on the topic of ebtables, why is buildroot still using
> >>>>>> v2.0.10-4 from 2014 when there is 2.0.11 from 2019 (as per
> >>>>>> http://ftp.netfilter.org/pub/ebtables/)? Is it just a matter of
> >>>>>> submitting a patch to update it or is there an underlying reason to
> >>>>>> keep the old version around?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Probably not, care to send an ebtables update patch?
> >>>
> >>> Sure. I'll send a patch.
> >>
> >> We have a version upgrade patch in patchwork:
> >>
> >>   http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/buildroot/patch/20200427212653.29933-1-ryanbarnett3@gmail.com/
> >>
> >> You might want to test and contribute your Tested-by.
> >
> > Will do. I'll let you know how it goes.
>
> Would not these two patches be relevant for the kernel headers too:
>
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=da360299b6734135a5f66d7db458dcc7801c826a
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6926e041a8920c8ec27e4e155efa760aa01551fd
>
> which would not require patching ebtables or musl at all?

I confirmed that ebtables 2.0.11 works for me with glibc. With musl
(and our external toolchain) not quite yet. I'll look at these patches
tomorrow.

Regards,
-Markus


More information about the buildroot mailing list