EDK II Module Information (INF) 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 to support UEFI 2.3 and PI 1.2 specifications
March 2010
Added new element, UEFI_HII_RESOURCE_SECTION to [Defines] section
Added new SMM_CORE module type
Updated for clarification
Permit NULL values in place of PCD default values
Updated to correct items listed in the errata document
Permit whitespace characters between token elements
Fixed BuildOptions separator between Family and the tool change information to match the ":' implementation
Changes to appearance for readability
Moved EDK INF description from sections 2 and 3 to an Appendix
User feature requests:
Updated the description of the FeatureFlag Expression for all occurrences in Chapter 3 to be either a Shell style or a C style expression.
1.22
Grammatical and formatting changes.
May 2010
1.22 w/
Updates:
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
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