UDK2015 expected mid-October

The UDK github wiki has been updated to give information about upcoming UDK 2015 release next month. It appears to include most UEFI 2.5 features, plus a few new ones. Excerpt of changes:

 

Support UEFI 2.5 Updates:
 + Smart Card Reader & Smart card edge protocol (H file only)
 + Inline Cryptographic Interface Protocol (H file only)
 + UEFI USB Function I/O Protocol (H file only)
 + Add NVM Express Pass Thru Protocol
 + Add UFS stack
 + Add SD Device Path (H file only)
 + Add reconnect Browser Action
 + Ability to refresh the entire form
 + The default/options for the Ordered List question
 + Keyword Strings support
 + New CPER Memory Section (H file only)
 + New EFI_HASH2_PROTOCOL
 + Adding support for No executable data areas
 + Persistent Memory Type support
 + Add the Support for new PKCS7 Verification Services
 + System Prep Applications
 + Add SMBIOS3_TABLE_GUID in configuration table.
 + Exposing Memory Redundancy to OSPM
 + ESRT: EFI System Resource Table and component firmware updates
 + IPV6 support from UNDI
 + UEFI “Next” Feature –
    * IP_CONFIG2 Protocol
    * Boot from HTTP (Excluding IPV6)
    * DNSv4 and DNSv6

Support PI 1.4 Updates:
 + PI SMM GPI
 + New MP Service PPI
 + Multiple CPU health info
 + PEI SetBootMode Service() clarification
 + GetMemoryMap Update for ReservedMemory
 + New Graphics PPI
 + New Capsule PPI
 + SIO PEI and UEFI-Driver Model Architecture
 + Extended File Size Errata
 + Add Reset2 PPI

Excluded from UEFI 2.5 Updates:
 + Match2 Opcode and EFI_REGULAR_EXPRESSION_PROTOCOL
 + Bluetooth Support (H file only)
 + Errata Boot Manager Policy & SATA Device Path Node
 + RamDisk Device Path
 + UEFI “Next” Feature –
    * Boot from HTTP (Excluding IPV6)
    * WIFI support (H file only)
    * EAP2 Protocol (H file only)
    * UEFI TLS API
    * REST Protocol
    * Platform recovery
    * Customized Deployment of Secure Boot
    * BMC/Service Processor Device Path

Other features:
 + Add ACPI 6.0 definitions.
 + Add SMBIOS 3.0 definitions.
 + Support OpenSSL version 1.0.2d.

Looking forward to the upcoming checkins to Tianocore’s EDK2 trunk!

Full roadmap article:
https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore.github.io/wiki/RoadMap2015

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