[Buildroot] Buildroot 2021.02.4 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Aug 11 08:26:12 UTC 2021


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2021.02.4 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2021.02.4 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2021.02.3 release. Notice that no release was made
in July, so this release is bigger than normal.

- Toolchain: Disable PIC/PIE for Microblaze (like for NIOS II) as it is
  not currently working.

- binutils: fix linker assert failure on OpenRisc, or1k build
  issue with gcc < 5

- gdb: Enable for NIOS II

- Security fixes for avahi, dovecot, dovecot-pigeonhole, exiv2,
  fail2ban, fetchmail, glibc, go, intel-microcode, libcurl, libgcrypt,
  libkrb5, libmodsecurity, libtasn1, libxmlrpc, linuxptp, mbedtls,
  mosquitto, nodejs, php, putty, python-django, python-urllib3, qpdf,
  redis, ruby, slirp, spice, suricata, thrift, tor, tpm2-tools,
  wireshark, wolfssl

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime/license issues in apache,
  arm-trusted-firmware, audit, avahi, bind, binutils, bird, boinc,
  busybox, bluez5_utils, chrony, clamav, cryptsetup, cwiid, dnsmasq,
  docker-cli, docker-engine, e2fsprogs, flac, fluxbox, gawk, gcc, gcr,
  gdb, gdk-pixbuf, gesftpserver, gptfdisk, granite, grub2, guile,
  hdparm, ibrcommon, ibrdtn, ibrdtn-tools, ibrdtnd, irqbalance,
  keepalived, libass, libconfig, libfuse3, libgtk3, libgudev, libhtp,
  libjson, libloki, libndp, libnetfilter-log, libnfnetfilter, libnice,
  libodb, libodb-boost, libodb-mysql, libodb-pgsql, libpcap, libqmi,
  libressl, librsvg, libuci, linux-firmware, lvm2, mariadb, mono, mpd,
  mpg123, mpv, nbd, neard, netsnmp, nettle, nginx-modsecurity, nmap,
  ntp, openntpd, openpgm, openswan, pango, pixman,
  perl-crypt-openssl-rsa, polkit, postgresql, proxychains-ng, python,
  python-dataproperty, python-pysftp, python3, samba4, tcpdump, tftpd,
  tor, vlc, uboot, uboot-tools, uclibc, util-linux, wireless-regdb,
  xapp_fonttosfnt, xlib_libX11, xlib_libxshmfence, xserver_xorg-server

For more details, see the CHANGES file:


Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2021.02.3..

    93  Fabrice Fontaine
    18  Bernd Kuhls
    13  Peter Korsgaard
    10  Thomas Petazzoni
     8  Giulio Benetti
     7  Francois Perrad
     6  Peter Seiderer
     5  Yann E. MORIN
     4  Romain Naour
     3  Baruch Siach
     3  James Hilliard
     3  Michael Nosthoff
     3  Thomas De Schampheleire
     3  Titouan Christophe
     2  Adam Duskett
     2  Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
     2  Christian Stewart
     1  Alexander Dahl
     1  Alexey Neyman
     1  Andreas Hilse
     1  Andreas Naumann
     1  André Zwing
     1  Andy Shevchenko
     1  Asaf Kahlon
     1  Bruno Marie
     1  Christophe Priouzeau
     1  Daniil Stas
     1  Dario Binacchi
     1  Erico Nunes
     1  Geoff Levand
     1  Gwenhael Goavec-Merou
     1  Heiko Thiery
     1  Herve Codina
     1  Hubert Lacote
     1  John Keeping
     1  José Pekkarinen
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Kory Maincent
     1  Maxim Kochetkov
     1  Michael Fischer
     1  Mirza Kapetanovic
     1  Petr Vorel
     1  Raphaël Mélotte
     1  Sergey Matyukevich

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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