UEFI Rust std has a new home2 min read August 05, 2022 #rust #tianocore #gsoc22 #uefi
Hello everyone. All my work on UEFI Rust std has been moved to tianocore/rust. This should help with allowing more contribution from both Tianocore and Rust’s sides. This post is just a sort of introduction to the new repository and how to get started.
The documentation of the std implementation for UEFI can be found at
src/doc/rustc/src/platform-support/unknown-uefi.md. This can be built by using
It outlines the requirements and the limitations of the current std for UEFI. It also contains a few examples to get users started.
The tianocore/rust repository accepts PRs. I will also accept patches in the edk2 mailing list (my email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Running Tests locally
Running Tests for UEFI is done using
remote-test-client as outlined in my previous post. The only thing I would like to change from that guide is the command to run tests:
Running tests in single-threaded, even on the host side, fixes a lot of tests that fail due to timeout.
This post was just to spread the word about this work so more people can experiment and provide their feedback about it.
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