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Re: [edk2] Using Python in the EFI Shell

Subject: Re: [edk2] Using Python in the EFI Shell

From: "Mcdaniel, Daryl" <daryl.mcdaniel@intel.com>

To: "edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net" <edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>

Date: 2014-07-26 05:48:17



There is an EDK II port of Python in the EDK II and EADK distributions on www.tianocore.org.  It is located in AppPkg/Applications/Python.

You can build that, install it and the required libraries to a flash drive, and run it from the Shell.


Make sure that you read the ReadMe files in AppPkg and AppPkg/Applications/Python.

Python sends its interactive output to stderr instead of stdout.  Make sure that you have enabled STDERR in the EFI setup on your platform.


Daryl McDaniel


From: Weimer, PaulX [mailto:paulx.weimer@intel.com]
Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 11:40 AM
To: edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [edk2] Using Python in the EFI Shell


This seems like it should be fairly simple but I keep going around in circles.

I want to run Python scripts under the EFI shell. Do I need to rebuild and reinstall UEFI or is there a version of Python that I can put on a flash drive and use?