[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.02.4 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Jul 4 17:11:48 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.02.4 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.02.4 is the 4th bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2017.02.3 release.

- Security fixes for apache, bind, c-ares, expat, gesftpserver, glibc,
  gnutls, ipsec-tools, irssi, libgcrypt, libmad, mosquitto, mpg123,
  openvpn, spice, systemd, tor, vlc

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in automake, botan,
  dhcp, fcgiwrap, gcc, gdb, gnutls, gst1-plugins-bad, imagemagick,
  imx-uuc, intltool, iperf, libnl, ncurses, nodejs, ntp, openssh,
  qt5base, qt5multimedia, rtl8821au, socat, systemd, tslib, x264,

- Update support/scripts/scancpan to use METACPAN v1 API as v0 has been

- Update support/scripts/mkusers to handle setups where /etc/shadow is a

- External toolchain: Don't create musl dynamic loader symlink for
  static builds.

- Setlocalversion: Correct detection of mercurial revisions for
  non-tagged versions.

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2017.02.3..

    26  Peter Korsgaard
    11  Bernd Kuhls
     8  Baruch Siach
     6  Fabio Estevam
     6  Vicente Olivert Riera
     6  Yann E. MORIN
     3  Andrey Smirnov
     2  Bartosz Golaszewski
     2  Jörg Krause
     2  Thomas Petazzoni
     1  Adam Duskett
     1  Alexander Dahl
     1  Alexandre Esse
     1  Francois Perrad
     1  Jens Maus
     1  Martin Kepplinger
     1  Rodrigo Rebello
     1  Romain Naour
     1  Thomas Claveirole
     1  Thomas De Schampheleire
     1  Tobias Blass

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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