[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.02.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue May 2 07:11:45 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.02.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.02.2 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2017.02.1 release.

- Security fixes for bind, dovecot, freetype, ghostscript, icu,
  imagemagick, libcroco, libcurl, libnl, libnss, libsamplerate,
  libsndfile, minicom, python-django, python-web2py, tiff, wireshark,

- Fixes for compilation/runtime issues in glibc, gst-plugins-base,
  gst1-plugins-base, hiredis, libnspr, libunwind, mplayer, mpv, nodejs,
  samba4, syslinux, systemd, trinity

- License information fixes for freetype, icu, python-pyyaml

- Ensure that the Python package infrastructure ignores user
  site-package directory (#9791)

- Fix for a download issue with the external Codesourcery toolchains
  (http vs https)

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2017.02.1..
    18  Peter Korsgaard
    12  Vicente Olivert Riera
     8  Bernd Kuhls
     7  Romain Naour
     5  Baruch Siach
     3  Thomas Petazzoni
     2  Rahul Bedarkar
     2  Ricardo Martincoski
     1  Arnout Vandecappelle
     1  Benoît Allard
     1  Carlos Santos
     1  Christian Stewart
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Matt Weber
     1  Waldemar Brodkorb
     1  Yegor Yefremov

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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