[Buildroot] Buildroot 2019.05.3 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Oct 3 15:37:44 UTC 2019


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2019.05.3 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2019.05.3 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2019.05.2 release.

- Defconfigs: fixes for aarch64-efi and beaglebone

- Dependencies: Ensure host has JSON::PP perl module installed if
  webkitgtk/wpewebkit packages are enabled as it is needed during their
  build process.

- Toolchain: Generate check-headers program under BUILD_DIR rather than
  /tmp to fix issues with distributions mounting /tmp noexec.

- Security fixes for asterisk, bind, cups, docker-cli, docker-engine,
  e2fsprogs, exim, expat, go, libcurl, libgcrypt, libnss, libopenssl,
  mariadb, mbedtls, mongodb, mosquitto, nghttp2, nodejs, php, putty,
  samba4, unzip, wireshark

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime issues in augeas, cups-filters,
  dropbear, e2fsprogs, eudev, gcc, haveged, iptables, libcamera,
  libgpg-error, libtorrent-rasterbar, luksmeta, mariadb, nfs-utils,
  openvmtools, protobuf, qemu, systemd-bootchart, thttpd, uclibc,

For more details, see the CHANGES file:


Users of the affected packages are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

Notice that the 2019.05.x series is now end of life. Please migrate to
either the 2019.08 series (supported until December 2019) or the 2019.02
series instead which will be supported until March 2020.

Many thanks to all the people contributing to this release:

git shortlog -sn 2019.05.2..

    25  Peter Korsgaard
     9  Bernd Kuhls
     9  Carlos Santos
     6  Fabrice Fontaine
     6  Giulio Benetti
     4  Baruch Siach
     4  Ryan Coe
     3  Yegor Yefremov
     2  Christopher McCrory
     2  Jörg Krause
     2  Max Filippov
     2  Pierre-Jean Texier
     2  Romain Naour
     2  Thomas Petazzoni
     2  Vivien Didelot
     1  Adrian Perez de Castro
     1  André Hentschel
     1  Asaf Kahlon
     1  Jagan Teki
     1  James Hilliard
     1  Julien Floret
     1  Nicolas Carrier
     1  Peter Seiderer
     1  Raphaël Mélotte
     1  Refik TUZAKLI
     1  Ricardo Martincoski
     1  Sam Bobroff
     1  Shyam Saini
     1  Simon Rowe
     1  Sébastien Szymanski
     1  Thomas Huth
     1  Titouan Christophe
     1  Vadim Kochan

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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