[Buildroot] Buildroot 2020.05.2 released

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sat Aug 29 18:32:34 UTC 2020


Buildroot is a simple tool for creating complete embedded Linux systems

Buildroot 2020.05.2 is released - Go download it at:




Or get it from Git:


Buildroot 2020.05.2 is a bugfix release, fixing a number of important /
security related issues discovered since the 2020.05.1 release.

- Infrastructure: Ensure RPATH entries that may be needed for dlopen()
  are not dropped by patchelf.

  BR_VERSION_FULL/setlocalversion (used by make print-version
  and /etc/os-release): Properly handle local git tags

- Security fixes for apache, bind, chrony, dovecot, dropbear, gd,
  gdk-pixbuf, ghostscript, glibc, grub2, hostapd, jasper, json-c,
  libcurl, mongodb, mosquitto, openjpeg, perl, postgresql,
  python-django, ruby, shadowsocks-libev, squid, systemd, trousers,
  webkitgtk, wireshark, wolfssl, wpewebkit, xen, xlib_libX11,

- Fixes for download/compilation/runtime/license issues in assimp,
  at91bootstrap3, boost, busybox, capnproto, cegui, collectd, cpio,
  cryptsetup, cups, cvs, dbus, docker-engine, domoticz,
  dovecot-pigeonhole, efl, elixir, f2fs-tools, ffmpeg, gnuradio,
  gst1-plugins-bad, gstreamer1-editing-services, ibm-sw-tpm2, iputils,
  libcurl, libressl, libwebsockets, linux, live555, mesa3d, mosquitto,
  mpv, nodejs, opencv, opencv3, openfpgaloader, patchelf, php,
  postgresql, prosody, python-gunicorn, python-matplotlib, ripgrep,
  rtl8188eu, rtl8821au, systemd, tpm2-abrmd, tpm2-tools, wpa_supplicant

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 2020.05.1..

    30  Fabrice Fontaine
    21  Peter Korsgaard
    19  Thomas Petazzoni
    12  Bernd Kuhls
     4  Angelo Compagnucci
     4  Francois Perrad
     4  Titouan Christophe
     3  Adam Duskett
     3  James Hilliard
     3  Yann E. MORIN
     2  Adrian Perez de Castro
     2  Brandon Maier
     2  Michael Nosthoff
     2  Norbert Lange
     2  Peter Seiderer
     2  Vincent Fazio
     1  Bartosz Bilas
     1  Baruch Siach
     1  Christian Stewart
     1  Christopher Pelloux
     1  Eugen Hristev
     1  Frank Vanbever
     1  Gwenhael Goavec-Merou
     1  John Keeping
     1  Michael Vetter
     1  Paul Cercueil
     1  Romain Naour
     1  Sam Voss
     1  Sergey Matyukevich
     1  Stefan Sørensen
     1  Thomas De Schampheleire
     1  Yann Sionneau

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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