[Buildroot] Buildroot 2018.08.1 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Oct 7 09:42:51 UTC 2018


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2018.08.1 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2018.08.1 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2018.08 release.

- Add a number of patches to fix build errors for host utilities on
  modern distributions using glibc-2.28.

- mkusers: Ensure existing group members are preserved when a group is

- printvars: Fix issue with exceeding shell command line length limits
  for certain setups.

- Security fixes for apache, bind, clamav, ghostscript, mosquitto, php,
  strongswan, webkitgtk, xen

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in acpid, android-tools,
  brltty, cppcms, domoticz, dtc, fio, gcc, gdb, gnupg, igmpproxy, imlib2,
  ipsec-tools, libesmtp, libnfs, libxslt, links, lua, parted,
  python-django, screen, shairport-sync, vboot-utils, x265,
  xlib_libXdmcp, xlib_libXfont, xlib_libXft, xlib_libxshmfence,
  xutil_makedepend, zeromq

For more details, see the CHANGES file:


Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2018.08..

    14  Fabrice Fontaine
     9  Peter Korsgaard
     8  Bernd Kuhls
     7  Matt Weber
     4  Thomas Petazzoni
     3  Fabio Estevam
     3  Giulio Benetti
     3  Romain Naour
     2  Adrian Perez de Castro
     2  Gilles Talis
     2  Trent Piepho
     1  Carlos Santos
     1  Ferdinand van Aartsen
     1  Joel Stanley
     1  Johan Oudinet
     1  Jörg Krause
     1  Marcel Patzlaff
     1  Yann E. MORIN

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

More information about the buildroot mailing list