[Buildroot] [git commit branch/next] package/glibc: security bump to 2.27

Baruch Siach baruch at tkos.co.il
Tue Feb 6 12:52:02 UTC 2018

Hi Yann,

On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 01:45:36PM +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> On 2018-02-06 13:41 +0100, Thomas Petazzoni spake thusly:
> > commit: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=c032e6825ad96e6d4b69cecde2402c02a2a356b5
> > branch: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=refs/heads/next
> Subject says "security bump". Sorry, but this is not a security bump.
> This is a normal bump that happens to have security fixes.
> Otherwise, almost any bump of almost any package is a security bump...

When we know that a package bump fixes a known security issue we usually note 
that in the subject line. Look for 'security' in commit subjects. You will 
find that many (most?) are just version bumps.


     http://baruch.siach.name/blog/                  ~. .~   Tk Open Systems
   - baruch at tkos.co.il - tel: +972.52.368.4656, http://www.tkos.co.il -

More information about the buildroot mailing list