EDK II Flash Description (FDF) File Specification

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Revision History

Revision
Revision History
Date
1.0
Initial release.
December 2007
1.1
Updated based on errata
August 2008
1.2
Updated based on enhancement requests
June 2009
1.21
Updated based on enhancement requests and errata
March 2010
Added support for SMM_CORE
Added support for CAPSULE_FLAGS_INITIATE_RESET
Added Block Statements to all Capsule sections
Added "Auto" keyword to FFS alignment
Rule processing for file type lists is alphabetical, i.e., files are added in alphabetical order
HSD 203863 Macro Definitions in DSC file are now global to both DSC and FDF files
PCD Values may be constructed using C-style expressions provided the result of the expression matches the datum type of the PCD
FeatureFlagExpression is now defined as a C-style expression using C relational, equality and logical numeric and bitwise operators and/or arithmetic
and bitwise operators that evaluate to a value that matches the Datum Type of the PCD. Precedence and associativity follow C standards
1.22
Grammatical and formatting editing
May 2010
1.22 w/
Updated to match the implementation at the time of the UDK2010 SR1 release:
December 2011
Errata A
Updated to support UEFI version 2.3.1 and updated spec release dates in Introduction
Clarify UEFI's PI Distribution Package Specification
Standardize Common data definitions for all specifications
Added NOTE in 3.2 saying the sections must appear in the order listed above.
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