[ANNOUNCEMENT] Yocto Project 3.3.4 (hardknott-25.0.4) is Released




We are pleased to announce the Yocto Project 3.3.4 (hardknott-25.0.4) Release is now available for download.





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Full Test Report:




Thank you for everyone's contributions to this release.


Vineela Tummalapalli


Yocto Project Build and Release




yocto-3.3.4 Release Notes








Repository Name: poky

Repository Location: https://git.yoctoproject.org/git/poky

Branch: hardknott

Tag: yocto-3.3.4

Git Revision: c40ac16d79026169639f47be76a3f7b9d8b5178e

Release Artefact: poky-hardknott-25.0.4

sha: cbe13ef39105909ca13c6b6a84e4c66995e97a6c26e026b84046e5b8c5fd4a54

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Repository Name: openembedded-core

Repository Location: https://git.openembedded.org/openembedded-core

Branch: hardknott

Tag: 2021-04.4-hardknott

Git Revision: 0ca080a23c2770a15138f702d4c879bbd90ca360

Release Artefact: oecore-hardknott-25.0.4

sha: cc11201a8e4e80f4c776bc513d8442ffaf1dfd44fab7a72133da3aaabb967ff2

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Repository Name: meta-mingw

Repository Location: https://git.yoctoproject.org/git/meta-mingw

Branch: hardknott

Tag: yocto-3.3.4

Git Revision: 422b96cb2b6116442be1f40dfb5bd77447d1219e

Release Artefact: meta-mingw-hardknott-25.0.4

sha: eff7ca53ad2360faa277fa7def3eb618e3a0e66e6008a560bcf6839c85042bca

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Repository Name: meta-gplv2

Repository Location: https://git.yoctoproject.org/git/meta-gplv2

Branch: hardknott

Tag: yocto-3.3.4

Git Revision: 9e119f333cc8f53bd3cf64326f826dbc6ce3db0f

Release Artefact: meta-gplv2-hardknott-25.0.4

sha: 9f273fc39082840baefb31de42efca6fe53f36679f665101b803df33d061c2a1

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Repository Name: bitbake

Repository Location: https://git.openembedded.org/bitbake

Branch: 1.50

Tag: 2021-04.4-hardknott

Git Revision: 0fe1a9e2d2e33f80d807cefc7a23df4a5f760c74

Release Artefact: bitbake-hardknott-25.0.4

sha: d689dc6647de2c880b814c0d5955b7d46c910e82221b0480eb7bd5fd4f455067

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Repository Name: yocto-docs

Repository Location: https://git.yoctoproject.org/git/yocto-docs

Branch: hardknott

Tag: yocto-3.3.4

Git Revision: e8e4539e1e812ea835192d1e35cc9992a43059ca





Alexander Kanavin

Anibal Limon

Anuj Mittal

Armin Kuster

Bruce Ashfield

Caner Altinbasak

Chandana kalluri

Changqing Li

Chen Qi

Claudius Heine

Hongxu Jia

Jon Mason

Jose Quaresma

Joshua Watt

Kai Kang

Kenfe-Mickael Laventure

Kevin Hao

Khem Raj

Kiran Surendran

Konrad Weihmann

Mark Hatle

Markus Volk

Martin Jansa

Michael Halstead

Michael Opdenacker

Mingli Yu

Pablo Saavedra Rodi?o


Richard Purdie

Ross Burton

Sakib Sajal

Steve Sakoman

Thomas Perrot

Tom Pollard

Trevor Gamblin

William A. Kennington III

Yi Zhao



Known Issues


Bug 14622 - bsps-hw.bsps-hw.Test_Seek_bar_and_volume_control manual test case failure




Security Fixes


openssh: fix CVE-2021-41617

binutils: Fix CVE-2021-3530

ghostscript: Fix CVE-2021-3781

ncurses: fix CVE-2021-39537

vim: Backport fix for CVE-2021-3770

bind: Exclude CVE-2019-6470 from cve-check

qemu: fix CVE-2021-3682

systemd: fix CVE-2021-33910

connman: add CVE_PRODUCT

vim: fix CVEs

ffmpeg: fix CVE-2021-38114

tar: ignore node-tar CVEs

ffmpeg: fix CVE-2021-38171

go: Exclude CVE-2021-29923 from report list

flex: Add CVE-2019-6293 to exclusions for checks

tcl: Exclude CVE-2021-35331 from checks

bluez5: fix CVE-2021-0129

ffmpeg: fix CVE-2021-38291

squashfs-tools: fix CVE-2021-40153

mc: fix CVE-2021-36370

apr: Security fix for CVE-2021-35940

sqlite3: fix CVE-2021-36690

ruby: fix CVE-2021-31799

ruby: Security fixes for CVE-2021-31810/CVE-2021-32066






build-appliance-image: Update to hardknott head revision

poky.conf: bump version for 3.3.4 hardknott release

ref-manual: migration-3.0: fix ref to removed variable

documentation: prepare for 3.3.4 release

bitbake: fetch/git: Handle github dropping git:// support

meta: bump HASHEQUIV_HASH_VERSION after RPM fix

bootchart2: Don't compile python modules

tzdata: upgrade 2021a -> 2021d

ca-certificates: update 20210119 -> 20211016

wireless-regdb: upgrade 2021.07.14 -> 2021.08.28

wireless-regdb: upgrade 2021.04.21 -> 2021.07.14

linux-firmware: upgrade 20210818 -> 20210919

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.75

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.74

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.73

strace: show test suite log on failure

waffle: convert to git, website is down

sstate: fix touching files inside pseudo

oe/utils: log exceptions in ThreadedWorker functions

testimage: fix unclosed testdata file

uninative: Upgrade to 3.4

poky.yaml: fedora33: add missing pkgs

reproducible_build: Work around caching issues

rpm: Deterministically set vendor macro entry

go: upgrade 1.16.7 -> 1.16.8

ruby: fix the reproducibility issue

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.70

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.69

oeqa/selftest/glibc: Handle incorrect encoding issuesin glibc test results

uninative: Upgrade to 3.3, support glibc 2.34

uninative: Improve glob to handle glibc 2.34

pseudo: Update with fcntl and glibc 2.34 fixes

nativesdk-pseudo: Fix to work with glibc 2.34 systems

pseudo: Fix to work with glibc 2.34 systems

gpgme: Use glibc provided closefrom API when available

m4: Do not use SIGSTKSZ

util-linux: disable raw

patch.bbclass: when the patch fails show more info on the fatal error

rng-tools: add systemd-udev-settle wants to service

python3: Add a fix for a make install race

libnewt: Use python3targetconfig to fix reproducibility issue

libxml2: Use python3targetconfig to fix reproducibility issue

oeqa/manual: Fix no longer valid URLs

multilib: Avoid sysroot race issues when multilib enabled

externalsrc: Fix a source date epoch race in reproducible builds

externalsrc: Work with reproducible_build

oeqa/selftest/bbtests: Add uuid to force build test

gobject-introspection: Don't write $HOME into scripts

mesa: Ensure megadrivers runtime mappings are deterministic

gnupg: Be deterministic about sendmail

package: Ensure pclist files are deterministic and don't use full paths

rpm: Ensure compression parallelism isn't coded into rpms

linux-yocto/5.4: update to v5.4.153

linux-yocto/5.4: update to v5.4.150

linux-yocto/5.4: update to v5.4.149

mesa: gallium/dri Make YUV formats we're going to emulate external-only

glibc: upgrade glibc-2.33 to latest version

bitbake: fetch2: clarify the command-no-found error message

bitbake: build: Make exception printing clearer

bitbake: bitbake-worker: Handle pseudo shutdown in Ctrl+C case

bitbake: build: Ensure python stdout/stderr is logged correctly

bitbake: bitbake-worker: Allow shutdown/database flush of pseudo server at task exit

bitbake: npmsw: Avoid race condition with multiple npm fetchers

bitbake: tests/runqueue: Ensure hashserv exits before deleting files

bitbake: fetch2/git: Use os.rename instead of mv

bitbake: fetch2/git: Avoid races over mirror tarball creation

bitbake: test/fetch: Update urls to match upstream branch name changes

scriptutils.py: Add check before deleting path

recipes-support/ptest-runner: Bump to v2.4.2

rm_work.bbclass: Fix for files starting with -

package_ipk: Use localdata store when signing packages

glew: Stop polluting /tmp during builds

wic: keep rootfs_size as integer

Update mailing list address

bitbake: build: Handle SystemExit in python tasks correctly

bitbake: build: Avoid duplicating logs in verbose mode

bitbake: process: Don't include logs in error message if piping them

bash: Ensure deterministic build

oeqa/buildproject: Ensure temp directories are cleaned up

oeqa/selftest/gotoolchain: Fix temp file cleanup

oeqa/qemurunner: Use oe._exit(), not sys.exit()

libsamplerate0: Set correct soname for 0.1.9

bzip2: Update soname for libbz2 1.0.8

pybootchart: Avoid divide by zero

expat: pull from github releases

yocto-bsp/5.10: update to v5.10.63

meta-yocto-bsp: Bump to the v5.10.55

local.conf.sample: Update sstate mirror entry with new hash equivalence setting


sstate: Avoid problems with recipes using SRCPV when fetching sstate

bitbake: runqueue/knotty: Improve UI handling of setscene task counting

bitbake: cookerdata: Show a readable error for invalid multiconfig name

bitbake: bitbake-worker: Improve error handling

bitbake: cooker/process: Fix typos in exiting message

bitbake: runqueue: Clean up task stats handling

bitbake: data_smart: Improve error display for handled exceptions

bitbake: cookerdata: Improve missing core layer error message

bitbake: cookerdata: Show error for no BBLAYERS in bblayers.conf

bitbake: tests/fetch2: Use our own git server for dtc test repo

linux-yocto/5.4: update to v5.4.144

linux-yocto/5.4: update to v5.4.143

systemtap: Fix headers issue with x86 and 5.13 headers

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.63

linux-yocto/5.10: update to v5.10.61

bitbake: build: Catch and error upon circular task references

bitbake: runqueue: Improve multiconfig deferred task issues

bitbake: cooker: Allow upstream for local hash equivalence server

bitbake: runqueue: Fix issues with multiconfig deferred task deadlock messages

bitbake: runqueue: Avoid deadlock avoidance task graph corruption