[Buildroot] Buildroot 2018.02.7 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Oct 25 18:58:57 UTC 2018


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2018.02.7 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2018.02.7 is a bugfix release on the current long term
release, fixing a number of important / security related issues
discovered since the 2018.02.6 release.

- Detect and reject build paths containing '@', as this confuses a
  number of packages, including GCC.

- u-boot: Fix for environment image handling on big endian systems.

- Security fixes for git, libarchive libssh, live555, mongoose, netsnmp,
  ntp, qemu, spice, tinc, wireshark

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in ca-certificates,
  cups-filters, erlang, file, freetype, gcc, gvfs, leveldb, libcurl,
  mariadb, nmap, nodejs, open-plc-utils, poco, psmisc, ptpd2, qt,
  qt5base, setools, ustr

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 2018.02.6..

    10  Baruch Siach
    10  Peter Korsgaard
    10  Thomas Petazzoni
     8  Bernd Kuhls
     6  Fabrice Fontaine
     4  Adam Duskett
     3  Giulio Benetti
     3  Martin Bark
     3  Yann E. MORIN
     2  Artyom Panfilov
     2  Matt Weber
     2  Yegor Yefremov
     1  Francois Gerin
     1  Frank Hunleth
     1  Grégoire Delattre
     1  Joshua Henderson
     1  Marcel Patzlaff
     1  Olivier Schonken
     1  Ricardo Martincoski
     1  Romain Naour

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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