[PATCH 0/4] remove generation of EFI properties table


Ard Biesheuvel
 

The EFI properties table is broken by design, deprecated, and seems to be
causing confusion as it is unclear to some how it differs from the memory
attributes table (which supersedes it). So let's get rid of the code that
generates it entirely, along with the GUID definitions, PCDs etc.

Due to how the two implementations are intertwined, patch #2 makes the
minimal changes required to stop producing the table (and to allow patch
#3 to remove the associated definitions from MdePkg). Patch #4 is optional
and merges the code together.

Cc: Laszlo Ersek <lersek@redhat.com>
Cc: Leif Lindholm <leif@nuviainc.com>
Cc: Michael D Kinney <michael.d.kinney@intel.com>
Cc: Ray Ni <ray.ni@intel.com>
Cc: Jiewen Yao <jiewen.yao@intel.com>
Cc: Bret Barkelew <Bret.Barkelew@microsoft.com>

Link: https://bugzilla.tianocore.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2633

Ard Biesheuvel (4):
OvmfPkg: remove handling of properties table
MdeModulePkg: disable properties table generation but retain the code
MdePkg: remove PropertiesTable GUID
MdeModulePkg/DxeCore: merge properties table routines into MAT
handling

MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/DxeMain.h | 9 -
MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/DxeMain.inf | 3 -
MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/DxeMain/DxeMain.c | 1 -
.../Core/Dxe/Misc/MemoryAttributesTable.c | 1226 ++++++++++++++-
MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/Misc/MemoryProtection.c | 1 -
MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/Misc/PropertiesTable.c | 1373 -----------------
MdeModulePkg/MdeModulePkg.dec | 24 -
MdeModulePkg/MdeModulePkg.uni | 21 -
MdePkg/Include/Guid/PropertiesTable.h | 31 -
MdePkg/MdePkg.dec | 3 -
OvmfPkg/OvmfPkgIa32.dsc | 1 -
OvmfPkg/OvmfPkgIa32X64.dsc | 1 -
OvmfPkg/OvmfPkgX64.dsc | 1 -
OvmfPkg/OvmfXen.dsc | 1 -
OvmfPkg/PlatformPei/Platform.c | 1 -
OvmfPkg/PlatformPei/PlatformPei.inf | 1 -
16 files changed, 1222 insertions(+), 1476 deletions(-)
delete mode 100644 MdeModulePkg/Core/Dxe/Misc/PropertiesTable.c
delete mode 100644 MdePkg/Include/Guid/PropertiesTable.h

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