[Buildroot] Buildroot 2016.11.1 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Dec 29 21:16:03 UTC 2016


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2016.11.1 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2016.11.1 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2016.11 release.

- Fixes for compilation/runtime issues in docker-engine, dovecot, vim
  and xorg-server.

- Security fixes for apache, cryptopp, docker-engine, dovecot, exim,
  gdk-pixbuf, libcurl, libupnp, links, monit, nodejs, openssh, php,
  python, python-bottle, samba4, squid and wireshark.

- A fix for how the legacy BR2_TARGET_UBOOT_CUSTOM_PATCH_DIR is handled
  when older defconfig files using this option are used.

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2016.11..
    12  Peter Korsgaard
     8  Gustavo Zacarias
     3  Bernd Kuhls
     1  Danomi Manchego
     1  Fabien Parent
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Patrick Devlin
     1  Thomas Petazzoni
     1  Vicente Olivert Riera

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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