[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.02.1 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Apr 5 15:26:24 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.02.1 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.02.1 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2017.02 release.

- Security fixes for audiofile, gnutls, harfbuzz, imagemagick, jasper,
  mariadb, mbedtls, ntp, openssh, pcre, rpm, samba4, tcpreplay, tor,
  wget, wireshark

- Fixes for compilation/runtime issues in acl, apr, busybox, dbus-cpp,
  domoticsz, elfutils, fakeroot, gdb, git, gst-ffmpeg, gst1-plugins-bad,
  htop, libcec, libiio, libplatform, librsvg, libselinux, libsidplay2,
  libsoc, libwebsockets, libxkbcommon, ltp-testsuite, lttng-libust,
  memcached, mesa3d, mpd, mplayer, nbd, ncftp, opentyrian, perl-gd,
  python, qt5base, rpi-userland, skalibs, slang, sngrep, syslog-ng,
  upmpdcli, xdriver_xf86-video-vmware,

- License information fixes for dbus-glib, dbus-triggerd, cairo, filemq,
  taglib, xlib_libXv, zmqpp,

- Fix a variable clashing issue in the mkusers script with internal bash

- Improve external toolchain version detection

- Correct permissions for /dev/pts/ptmx when systemd is used with recent
  glibc versions

- Fix python module name clash for graph-depends

- Fakeroot now links against libacl to fix issues on distributions using

- Ensure that the git download infrastructure creates GNU format
  tar files

- br2-external: Improve error reporting

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2017.02..
    12  Peter Korsgaard
    10  Bernd Kuhls
     8  Arnout Vandecappelle
     8  Thomas Petazzoni
     7  Vicente Olivert Riera
     6  Rahul Bedarkar
     5  Fabio Estevam
     5  Yann E. MORIN
     4  Baruch Siach
     4  Gustavo Zacarias
     4  Peter Seiderer
     4  Romain Naour
     3  Julien BOIBESSOT
     2  Jörg Krause
     2  Kurt Van Dijck
     2  Rodrigo Rebello
     2  Yegor Yefremov
     1  Eric Le Bihan
     1  Fabrice Fontaine
     1  Francois Perrad
     1  Jan Kundrát
     1  Julien Beraud
     1  Krzysztof Konopko
     1  Matt Weber
     1  Matthew Fornero
     1  Oleg Kitain
     1  Pawel Sikora
     1  Zakharov Vlad

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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