[ANNOUNCEMENT] Yocto Project 2.3.1 (pyro 17.0.1) Released

Tracy Graydon <tracy.graydon@...>


The latest release of the Yocto Project 2.3.1 (pyro-17.0.1) is now available for download at:

A gpg signed version of these release notes is available at:

Full pass test report is available at:

Thank you to everyone for your contributions on this release!

Tracy Graydon
Yocto Project Build and Release
tracy.graydon at

yocto-2.3.1 Errata

Release Name: eclipse-poky-mars-pyro-17.0.1
Branch: mars/pyro
Tag: mars/pyro-17.0.1
Hash: 92aa0e79e8b01c56f0670af3cd8296ec68b43350
md5: 6dc814439b7469dd5ed76ce752b262c1
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Release Name: eclipse-poky-neon-pyro-17.0.1
Branch: neon/pyro
Tag: neon/pyro-17.0.1
Hash: 83e0083ef3a71e10039ace7d18057dddc154408b
md5: ea7e1e5eb218cc4ac38d1393092ccf60
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Release Name: meta-qt3-pyro-17.0.1
Branch: pyro
Tag: pyro-17.0.1
Hash: f33b73a9563f2dfdfd0ee37b61d65d90197a456f
md5: bd3087bdef5683b73240ef30f23b5618
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Release Name: meta-qt4-pyro-17.0.1
Branch: pyro
Tag: pyro-17.0.1
Hash: e120a2193be3982d55741fb9e51472db6ab9a5cd
md5: 6a8126ed32c86aba3df975a7e8671e97
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Release Name: poky-pyro-17.0.1
Branch: pyro
Tag: pyro-17.0.1
Hash: 6bd890d9e011014cf323e61267f8b256949d44aa
md5: 6deb722f128908355c95528cb9ae7086
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Known Issues

Security Fixes
binutils: fix CVE-2017-7210
binutils: fix CVE-2017-7209 in readelf
libxslt: Fix CVE-2017-5029
ghostscript: CVE-2016-7977, CVE-2016-7978, CVE-2016-7979, CVE-2017-9216
ghostscript: CVE-2016-8602, CVE-2017-7975
binutils: fix CVE-2017-6969 in readelf
rpcbind: Fix CVE-2017-8779
binutils: Fix CVE-2017-8392
cve-check.bbclass: make warning contain CVE IDs
cve-check-tool: backport a patch to make CVE checking work
bash: CVE-2016-0634

Revert "bitbake.conf: Add sdl-config to HOSTTOOLS if using host SDL"
bitbake: siggen: Make calc_taskhash match get_taskhash for file checksums
bitbake: fetch: fix handling of files with incorrect checksums from a premirror
ref-manual: uClibc Replaced by musl from Yocto 2.2
dev-manual: Fixed a DocBook issue with formatting "bug-id"
sdk-manual: Updated the note for building SDK Installer
ref-manual: Updated LAYERRECOMMENDS variable
documentation: Prepared 2.3.1 release variables and dates
ref-manual: Updated PACKAGECONFIG_CONFARGS variable
ref-manual: Added warning to native.bbclass for naming convention
ref-manual: Updated PACKAGECONFIG_CONFARGS variable description
yocto-project-qs: Updated the YP Development Flow figure
dev-manual, sdk-manual: Fixed link to Eclipse section
dev-manual: Fixed broken link into the setting up Eclipse section
ref-manual: Added LAYERRECOMMENDS variable description
ref-manual: Updated LAYERDEPENDS variable description
ref-manual: Updated image-live.bbclass description
ref-manual: Enhanced the glossary description for INHERIT
ref-manual: Fixed typo for "Installation"
package_ipk: Clean up Source entry in ipk packages
mkelfimage: Fix broken patch when building native
automake: Backport perl 5.22 fix
bitbake.conf: Add sdl-config to HOSTTOOLS if using host SDL
piglit: add patches for unbuildable surfaceless Mesa test
piglit: add patch for lack of gbm_bo_map
piglit: depend on virtual/egl
image-vm: Avoid use of fold, tac and paste commands for DISK_SIGNATURE
oeqa/selftest: lock down Meson git revision for reliability
scriptutils: fix fetch_uri() to work with RSS
cryptodev-linux: update SRC_URI
sstate: Ensure native/cross recipes have relocation of HOSTTOOLS_DIR Fix python2/3 hosttools path references
rpm: Ensure macros file doesn't reference HOSTTOOLS
GNU_MIRROR: switch from ftp to https
DEBIAN_MIRROR: switch from ftp to http
useradd: remove preinst script referring to recipe sysroot
useradd.bbclass: Handle COMPONENTS_DIR when restoring state
bitbake.conf: Add COMPONENTS_DIR for ${STAGING_DIR}-components
yocto-project-qs: Updated output for git clone of meta-intel.
yocto-project-qs: Updated git clone output for pyro poky.
ref-manual: Removed section on checking for build-time dependencies.
ref-manual, dev-manual: replaced "depexp" with "taskexp"
ref-manual: Removed text surrounding BB_SETSCENE_VERIFY_FUNCTION* vars
dev-manual: Cleaned up "Gdbserver" term
dev-manual: Updated a few occurrences of "dnf" to "DNF"
dev-manual: Changed "Dnf" to "DNF" for consistency
ref-manual: Added links for variables
ref-manual: Added 4 DISTRO_FEATURES* variable descriptions.
ref-manual, dev-manual: Completed first draft of 2.3 migration section.
ref-manual: Applied 2.3 Migration review comments.
ref-manual: Added new glossary entries for HOSTTOOLS* variables.