UDK2018

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UDK2018 Release Wiki Page

UDK2018 is a UDK release based on a validated snapshot of EDK II. The previous stable branch was UDK2017.

UDK2018 was released in March 2018. Please refer to the UDK2018 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2018
NOTE: this wiki page contains more details on the changes for this release.

How to Build UDK2018

Please see: UDK2018 How to Build wiki page for details on how to build for Windows* and Linux like Development systems.

UDK2018 Branch/Tag

There is a tag (vUDK2018) for the UDK2018 release in github: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/tree/vUDK2018. This tag can be used to download the official release of UDK2018 source code by using the git clone command with the tag.
Example: > git clone https://github.com/tianocore/edk2.git vUDK2018

There is also a UDK2018 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/UDK2018

UDK2018 Features / Updates / Changes

  • Please See UDK2018 Key Features for Industry wide Key features
  • Please See UDK2018 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 "MyWorkspace" (instead of "My Workspace").
    2. 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 UDK2018 release

UDK2018 Package Notes

The following links are detailed updates to the EDK II packages with the UDK2018 official release

Download UDK2018 Release with Documentation

Source code

Note: these files can also be downloaded from the UDK2018 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2018
These source code downloads are the from the tag vUDK2018 for the official UDK2018 release.
UDK2018 edk-vUDK2018 Workspace Source code (zip file)
UDK2018 edk-vUDK2018 Workspace Source code (tar.gz file)

Documentation

Note: this file can also be downloaded from the UDK2018 Release Page at: https://github.com/tianocore/edk2/releases/tag/vUDK2018
This download contains all .chm and .html documents for UDK2018. Each package includes details on the definitions (including PPIs/PROTOCOLs/GUIDs and library classes) and libraries instances associated with each package.
UDK2018 Documents (ZIP File)

Individual documentation packages

EDK II Specification for UDK2018

The following EDK II Specification revisions correspond to the UDK2018 release. Please see EDK II Specifications for the latest revision and descriptions of each specification

EDK II Specification Revision Date Download
Build v1.28 April 2018 HTML, PDF, Mobi, ePub, Gitbook, Github
DEC v1.27 April 2018 HTML, PDF, Mobi, ePub, Gitbook, Github
DSC v1.28 April 2018 HTML, PDF, Mobi, ePub, Gitbook, Github
FDF v1.28.01 April 2018 HTML, PDF,Mobi,ePub,Gitbook, Github
IDF v1.0 April 2017 HTML, PDF, Mobi, ePub, Gitbook, Github
INF v1.27 April 2018 HTML, PDF, Mobi, ePub, Gitbook, Github
Meta-Data v1.30 April 2018 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 v1.92 April 2018 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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