[Buildroot] Buildroot 2017.11.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Jan 21 21:25:17 UTC 2018


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2017.11.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2017.11.2 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2017.11.1 release.

- External toolchain: libatomic is now also copied for musl based

- nconfig: Fix for ncurses/ncursesw linking issue causing crashes.

- System: Only show getty options when busybox init or sysvinit are

- Infrastructure: Fix build issue for autotools based packages checking
  for C++ support on toolchains without C++ support on a distro lacking
  /lib/cpp (E.G. Arch Linux).
  Pie charts generated by 'graph-build' or 'graph-size' are now sorted
  according to the size of each piece.

- Security fixes for asterisk, bind, intel-microcode, irssi, mariadb,
  php, webkitgtk,

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in avahi, busybox,
  coreutils, eeprog, iputils, kmsxx, libiio, linux-firmware, lz4,
  matchbox-lib, mcookie, ntp, pound, rpcbind, tar, ti-cgt-pru, xen,

Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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