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authorGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-08-05 15:05:07 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-08-05 15:05:07 +0200
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CHANGES: update with recent changes
Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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Fixes all over the tree and new features.
- Infrastructure: Buildroot takes better care now of generating
- predictable permissions in the target filesystem. However,
- existing permissions on a custom skeleton or rootfs overlay
- will no longer be preserved. Therefore, it is necessary to
- add a permission table (BR2_ROOTFS_DEVICE_TABLE) to set
- the required permissions.
+ Architectures:
+
+ - Refactor how the availability of an MMU is described.
+ - Minimal support for Cortex-M3
+ - Minimal support for AArch64 big-endian
+
+ Toolchains:
+
+ - Add CodeSourcery MIPS 2015.05, remove MIPS 2013.11
+ - Use uClibc-ng as the default uClibc version, instead of the
+ official uClibc, which hasn't done any release since 3+
+ years
+ - eglibc is now marked as deprecated
+ - GCC: gcc 4.9.x is now the default and was updated to 4.9.3,
+ support for gcc 5.x added.
+ - Binutils: use Binutils 2.24 as the default, 2.25.x series
+ bumped to 2.25.1, remove old Binutils 2.22.
+ - Update ARC toolchain components to 2015.06
+ - Add support for Fortran when building gcc
+
+ Bootloaders:
+
+ - Support for using the kconfig configuration system in
+ U-Boot
+
+ New Defconfigs:
+
+ - VIA VAB-820/AMOS-820
+ - OLimex OLinuxino A20 Lime
+ - Many new defconfigs for Atmel evaluation boards:
+ at91sam9rlek, at91sam9x5ek, sama5d3xek, sama5d4ek, sama5d4
+ Xplained Ultra, sama5d3 Xplained.
+ - ACME Systems Aria G25
+ - WarPboard
+ - Altera Cyclone 5 Development Board
+ - Xilinx zc706
+ - ARC AXS101 and AXS103 Software Development Platforms
+ - Significant updates to Raspberry Pi / Raspberry Pi 2
+
+ Infrastructure:
+
+ - Buildroot takes better care now of generating predictable
+ permissions in the target filesystem. However, existing
+ permissions on a custom skeleton or rootfs overlay will no
+ longer be preserved. Therefore, it is necessary to add a
+ permission table (BR2_ROOTFS_DEVICE_TABLE) to set the
+ required permissions.
+ - Add support for kconfig fragments.
+ - No longer pass --{enable,disable}-debug to autotools
+ packages depending on the value of
+ BR2_ENABLE_DEBUG. BR2_ENABLE_DEBUG now only controls
+ whether we build with -g or not.
+ - Support for extracting archives in .lzma in the generic
+ package infrastructure.
+ - Remove random-seed file from the default skeleton, since
+ seeding the entropy pool with a known seed makes more harm
+ than good.
+ - In the CVS download helper, add support to use a date as
+ the version.
+ - Add support for a per-package <pkg>_STRIP_COMPONENTS
+ variable, which packages can use to specify how many path
+ components should be stripped when extracting the tarball.
+ - Addition of a 'kernel-module' package infrastructure, which
+ simplifies the packaging of external kernel modules. Many
+ existing packages are converted to use it.
+ - Allow bootloaders to be implemented in $(BR2_EXTERNAL)
+ - Remove /etc/securetty from the default skeleton.
+ - Migration of sysV initscripts from the default skeleton to
+ a package called 'initscripts', installed only when Busbox
+ init or sysvinit are used.
+ - Migration of the skeleton logic to a proper 'skeleton'
+ package.
+ - Addition of a 'linux-tools' infrastructure in the 'linux'
+ package, to support building user-space tools bundled
+ within the Linux kernel sources, such as perf and cpupower.
+ - Usage of backticks instead of make $(shell ...) to execute
+ shell commands. This allows to delay the evaluation of such
+ commands when actually needed, and not when expanding the
+ variables. It is useful to make 'make printvars' less
+ noisy, and as a preparation to support top-level parallel
+ build.
+ - Libtool .la files are not mungled for all package types,
+ instead of being handled only for packages using the
+ autotools-package infrastructure.
+ - Add mechanism to allow packages to express a dependency on
+ gcc versions. This is needed for packages that use C++11 or
+ C11 support for example.
+
+ Important package updates:
+
+ - Complete rework of the matchbox packaging
+ - Lots of fixes in packages for compatibility with musl and
+ gcc 5.
+ - Hash files added to a large number of packages.
+ - Update a significant number of packages to use a new
+ hosting, after the announcement of Google Code and
+ Gitorious closing.
+ - Major packages needed for SELinux support have been merged,
+ but the support is not complete yet.
+ - Significant update of OpenCV to version 3.0, and addition
+ of lots of eatures.
+ - Significant update of all packages supporting the GPU and
+ VPU of i.MX ARM processors.
+ - Addition of systemd support in a significant number of
+ packages.
+ - Qt5 updated to 5.5.0
+ - Use modular X.org server by default instead of KDrive
+
+ Filesystems:
+
+ - Complete overhaul of the iso9660 support. Now allows to use
+ directly IS9660 as the root filesystem format and not only
+ an initrd, and supports Grub 2 and isolinux in addition to
+ Grub.
+
+ Updated packages: a10disp, agentpp, apache, at91bootstrap3,
+ audit, barebox, bc, bind, bmon, boost, btrfs-progs,
+ ca-certificates, can-utils, ccache, cloog, collectd, connman,
+ coreutils, c-periphery, cryptsetup, dado, dbus, dejavu,
+ dhcpcd, dnsmasq, dosfstools, dovecot, dovecot-pigeonhole,
+ e2fsprogs, ejabberd, erlang-p1-cache-tab, erlang-p1-sip,
+ erlang-p1-stringprep, erlang-p1-stun, erlang-p1-tls,
+ erlang-p1-utils, erlang-p1-xml, erlang-p1-yaml, ethtool,
+ eudev, evtest, exim, expect, explorercanvas, feh, ffmpeg,
+ file, flashrom, freescale-imx, freetype, gawk, gcc, gdb,
+ gettext, git, glib-networking, gnupg2, gnutls, gpsd, gptfdisk,
+ gpu-viv-bin-mx6q, gst-fsl-plugins, harfbuzz, hdparm, heimdal,
+ i2c-tools, imagemagick, imx-vpu, iproute2, ipset, isl, iw,
+ kodi, kodi-addon-xvdr, kodi-audioencoder-flac,
+ kodi-audioencoder-lame, kodi-audioencoder-vorbis,
+ kodi-audioencoder-wav, lftp, libass, libassuan, libcec,
+ libconfi, libcurl, libdrm, libevdev, libfreefare, libfslcodec,
+ libfslparser, libfslvpuwrap, libfuse, libglib2, libgpgme,
+ libgtk2, libgtk3, libical, libidn, libiio, libinput, libiscsi,
+ libllcp, libmicrohttpd, libnfc, libnss, libpcap, libpciaccess,
+ libpng, libserialport, libsigrok, libsoc, libtirpc, libubox,
+ libunistring, libupnp, libuv, libv4l, libva,
+ libva-intel-driver, libXrandr, lighttpd, linenoise, linux,
+ linux-firmware, linux-headers, live555, ltrace, lua,
+ lua-csnappy, lua-ev, luajit, lua-messagepack, luaperiphery,
+ lvm2, lxc, lzo, mesa3d, mesa3d-headers, midori, mmc-utils,
+ modem-manager, mono, mosquitto, mpd, mpd-mpc, mpfr, mpg123,
+ mtd, musl, nano, netperf, network-manager, nfs-utils, nginx,
+ nodejs, ntp, ola, opencv, openldap, openssh, openssl,
+ openswan, openvmtools, openvpn, opkg, orbit, orc, pcmanfm,
+ perl-cross, perl-encode-locale, perl-io-socket-ssl,
+ perl-mojolicious, perl-net-ssleay, perl-path-tiny, perl-uri,
+ perl-xml-libxml, php, pinentry, polarssl, postgresql,
+ pulseview, pure-ftpd, python, python-dpkt, python-lxml,
+ python-networkmanager, python-pyinotify, python-pypcap,
+ python-tornado, qextserialport, qt, qt5, rapidjson, redis,
+ rpcbind, rpi-firmware, rpi-userland, samba4, shairport-sync,
+ snmpp, sqlite, squid, strongswan, stunnel, sudo, sunxi-boards,
+ sunxi-mali, sysdig, sysstat, systemd, tcpdump, tiff, tmux,
+ tor, txheadend, tzdata, uboot, uclibc, ulogd, upmpdcli,
+ usb_modeswitch, usb_modeswitch_data, vala, vsftpd, wayland,
+ weston, whois, wireless-regdb, wireshark, x264, xapp_xvinfo,
+ xdriver_xf86-input-libinput, xdriver_xf86-input-vmmouse,
+ xdriver_xf86-video-cirrus, xdriver_xf86-video-geode,
+ xdriver_xf86-video-imx-viv, xdriver_xf86-video-mach64,
+ xdriver_xf86-video-neomagic, xdriver_xf86-video-r128,
+ xdriver_xf86-video-savage, xdriver_xf86-video-siliconmotion,
+ xdriver_xf86-video-vesa, xkeyboard-config, xlib_libfontenc,
+ xlib_libFS, xlib_libXaw, xlib_libxkbfile, xlib_libXrender,
+ xlib_libXt, xproto_kbproto, xproto_xproto, xproto_xrandrproto,
+ xscreensaver, xserver_xorg-server, xtables-addons, yaml-cpp,
+ zic.
+
+ New packages: angularjs, atf, audit, c-icap, c-icap-modules,
+ cpio, dawgdic, faketime, fcgiwrap, gflags, glog, initscripts,
+ jquery-datetimepicker, kodi-audioencoder-modplug,
+ kodi-audioencoder-nosefar, kodi-audioencoder-sidplay,
+ kodi-audioencoder-snesapu, kodi-audioencoder-stsound,
+ kodi-audioencoder-timidity, kodi-audioencoder-vgmstream,
+ kodi-platform, kodi-pvr-argustv, kodi-pvr-dvblink,
+ kodi-pvr-dvbviewer, kodi-pvr-filmon, kodi-pvr-hts,
+ kodi-pvr-iptvsimple, kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver,
+ kodi-pvr-mythtv, kodi-pvr-nextpvr, kodi-pvr-njoy,
+ kodi-pvr-pctv, kodi-pvr-stalker, kodi-pvr-vbox,
+ kodi-pvr-vdr-vnsi, kodi-pvr-vuplus, kodi-pvr-wmc,
+ kodi-screensaver-asteroids, kodi-screensaver-biogenesis,
+ kodi-screensaver-crystalmorph, kodi-screensaver-greynetic,
+ kodi-screensaver-pingpong, kodi-screensaver-pyro,
+ kodi-screensaver-stars, kodi-visualisation-shadertoy,
+ kodi-visualisation-spectrum, kodi-visualisation-waveforhue,
+ kodi-visualisation-waveform, kvmtool, kyua, libfm,
+ libfm-extra, libplatform, librtas, libsodium, libsquish,
+ libucl, libump, linux-backports, lua-iconv, lutok, menu-cache,
+ moarvm, monkey, mono-gtksharp3, mosh, openipmi, python-can,
+ python-pycli, python-pydal, python-pyyaml, python-web2py,
+ qpid-proton, qt5webchannel, quazip, racehound, rtl8188eu,
+ rtl8821au, sepolgen, setools, skeleton, stm32flash,
+ webkitgtk24, xdriver_xf86-video-qxl, zynq-boot-bin.
+
+ Deprecated packages: webkitgtk, libgail, eglibc support in
+ glibc package.
2015.05, Released May 31st, 2015