[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.08.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Nov 29 08:26:32 UTC 2017


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.08.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.08.2 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2017.08.1 release.

- Security fixes for apr, apr-util, imagemagick, irssi, libcurl,
  libpjsip, libplist, openssh, openssl, postgresql, quagga, redis, ruby,
  samba4, sdl2, snmp++, webkitgtk, wget, wireshark

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in argp-standalone,
  collectd, dvb-apps, ffmpeg, go-bootstrap, google-breakpad, gstreamer,
  jimtcl, kvm-unit-test, libfastjson, libglib2, libidn, localedef,
  lttng-tools, luajit, mesa3d, moarvm, mp4v2, openssh, oracle-mysql,
  python3, qt, sdl2, swupdate, ti-gfx, uboot-tools, usb_modeswitch,
  vboot-utils, xapp_xdriinfo.

- Qt 5.6 series updated to 5.6.3

- Reproducible: Do not override SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH if already set
  in the environment.

- Makefiles: Workaround include order issues for certain make
  versions by explicitly sorting the result of wildcard where it

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2017.08.1..

    25  Peter Korsgaard
    12  Bernd Kuhls
     9  Thomas Petazzoni
     5  Adam Duskett
     4  Yann E. MORIN
     3  Baruch Siach
     3  Matt Weber
     3  Peter Seiderer
     2  Adrian Perez de Castro
     2  Andrey Smirnov
     2  Fabio Estevam
     1  Alex Suykov
     1  André Hentschel
     1  Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
     1  Fabrice Fontaine
     1  Gaël PORTAY
     1  Luca Ceresoli
     1  Maksim Salau
     1  Olivier Schonken
     1  Philippe Proulx
     1  Romain Naour
     1  Scott Ellis

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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