UDK2017

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UDK2017 Release Wiki Page

UDK2017 is a UDK release based on a validated snapshot of EDK II. The previous stable branch was UDK2015.

UDK2017 was released in June 2017. Please refer to the UDK2017 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2017
NOTE: this wiki page contains more details on the changes for this release.

How to Build UDK2017

Please see: UDK2017 How to Build wiki page for details on how to build for Windows* and Linux like Development systems.

UDK2017 Branch/Tag

There is a tag (vUDK2017) for the UDK2017 release in github: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/tree/vUDK2017. This tag can be used to download the official release of UDK2017 source code by using the git clone command with the tag.
Example: > git clone git clone https://github.com/tianocore/edk2.git vUDK2017

There is also a UDK2017 branch in github which is useful if developers want to track critical bug fixes that are made after the official release: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/tree/UDK2017

UDK2017 Features / Updates / Changes

  • Please See UDK2017 Key Features for Industry wide Key features
  • Please See UDK2017 Core Update Notes for changes to the UEFI EDK II core package changes.
  • Known Issues:
    1. "edksetup.bat" can't support directory names containing spaces, so please use directory names such as "MyMorkspace" (instead of "My Workspace").
    2. The creation of bootable disk for DUET does not support USB floppy disk and USB disk devices on Linux.
    3. Refer to package notes for other known issues.
  • Miscellaneous
    1. EDK II documentation is available from the EDK-II-Documents General Documentation: EDKII User Manual and EDK II Module Writer's Guide. See below for EDK II Specifications to correspond with this UDK2017 release
    2. Virus scanned by McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8.0, Virus Definitions 8565, no virus detected.

UDK2017 Package Notes

The following links are detailed updates to the EDK II packages with the UDK2017 official release

Download UDK2017 Release with Documentation

Source code

Note: these files can also be downloaded from the UDK2017 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2017
These source code downloads are the from the tag vUDK2017 for the official UDK2017 release.
UDK2017 edk-vUDK2017 Workspace Source code (zip file)
UDK2017 edk-vUDK2017 Workspace Source code (tar.gz file)

Documentation

Note: this file can also be downloaded from the UDK2017 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2017
This download contains all .chm and .html documents for UDK2017. Each package includes details on the definitions (including PPIs/PROTOCOLs/GUIDs and library classes) and libraries instances associated with each package.
UDK2017 Documents (ZIP File)

Individual documentation packages

EDK II Specification for UDK2017

The following EDK II Specification revisions correspond to the UDK2017 release. Please see EDK II Specifications for the latest revision and descriptions of each specification

EDK II Specification Revision Date Download
Build v1.27 May 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
DEC v1.26 April 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
DSC v1.27 June 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
FDF v1.28 June 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
IDF v1.0 April 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
INF v1.26 May 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
Meta-Data v1.20 April 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
PCD v0.56 April 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
UNI v1.4 May 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
VFR v1.91 April 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github
C Coding Standards v 2.2 June 2017 HTML , PDF , Mobi , ePub , Gitbook, Github

If you have questions please email the edk2-devel mail list.

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