Baserock 16.13 is released!

Definitions compatibility

The Baserock reference systems are defined using version 7 of the definitions format. In 15.47, version 6 was used.

The baserock-16.13 tag of definitions can be built with Morph from 15.47.

The version of Morph in Baserock 16.13 can build definitions versions 7 and 8 For more information about these versions, see here: and

Changes since 15.47

This release is full of changes!

  • A lot of new components added and upgraded to the GNOME systems, and trust me, when I say "a lot", I mean it.

  • Some security related upgrades:

    • OpenSSL to 1.0.1s
    • Upgraded Git to 2.8.0-rc2
    • Cgit to v.0.12 for security issues (TODO)
    • Upgraded to a recent version of glibc 2.22 branch
  • Added fail2ban to Trove systems, see how you can configure it here:

  • Added a generic IVI system and cluster for x86_64 and Jetson.

  • Other various upgrades:

    • Upgraded Qt to 5.6
    • Libcal to 2.0.0
    • xserver to 1.18.2
    • Systemd to v229
    • Fuse to 2.9.4
    • curl to 7.47.1
    • connman 1.31
    • alsa-lib and alsa-utils v1.0.29
    • bluez to 5.37
    • libxml2 to v2.9.3
    • libcrypt to 1.5.5
    • mesa to 1.11.2
    • libdrm 2.4.67
    • xdg-app-common to 0.4.13
    • weston/wayland to 1.9.0
    • dbus to 1.10.6
    • gstreamer components to 1.6.3
    • freetype to 2.6.2
    • ...
  • Other bugfixes and improvements: see the Git logs of definitions.git and morph.git for a full list.

Thanks to everyone who has provided code, documentation, sponsorship or feedback for this Baserock release!

How do I get started?

Start with the following page:

Those who are up to speed with Baserock already can make use of the '' cache server, with the artifact-cache-server = option. All artifacts necessary to upgrade a 'build' system for x86_32, x86_64 and armv7lhf are present in this cache.

How do I get in contact?

If you find a bug in Baserock, we'd like to hear from you using one of the above methods.

The Baserock project welcomes new participants! We hope you enjoy experimenting with Baserock and look forward to hearing about any cool things you do with Baserock.