[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] busybox: add patch to fix seg fault in 'ifup -a'

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Fri Nov 16 19:29:01 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Joel" == Joel Carlson <JoelsonCarl at gmail.com> writes:


 >> Busybox 1.29.3, which is on Buildroot master since commit 77497f5497,
 >> aleady has this fix:
 >> Applying 0004-libbb-in-xmalloc_fgets-use-size_t-for-bb_get_chunk_f.patch using patch:
 >> patching file libbb/get_line_from_file.c
 >> Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected!  Skipping patch.
 >> What Busybox version are you using? Perhaps your patch could be
 >> applied on the LTS branches but I think we should just bump it
 >> to 1.29.3 on those branches too.
 >> Peter?

 > I'm not Peter (obviously), but I'd recommend bumping the buildroot
 > version on any LTS branches still using busybox 1.29.2.  I have a
 > branch off of 2018.08, and I was hitting the same segfault issue until
 > I cherry-picked the commit from master that bumps busybox to 1.29.3.
 > The only change between 1.29.2 and 1.29.3 was the commit to fix this
 > issue.

2018.02.x (our LTS branch) is using 1.27.2 that afaik is not affected by
this ifup issue.

2018.08.x still had 1.29.2, so I've bumped that to 1.29.3.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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