Yocto Project Releases 5.0 LTS Version


This major release includes many recipe upgrades and improvements.

The Yocto Project has released version 5.0 LTS (Scarthgap) as a major release, which will be maintained with bug fixes and security updates for 4 years.

The open source Yocto Project, which is aimed at helping developers create custom Linux-based systems, provides tools to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices.

According to the announcement, the 5.0 “mega-release” includes Linux kernel 6.6, gcc 13.2, glibc 2.39, and LLVM 18.1. It also includes more than “300 recipe upgrades and improvements to a variety of critical areas including core workflow, security, testing, Toaster web UI, packaging, and the roll-out of a new plug-in for VSCode among other available IDEs.”



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