Micropython for UEFI Shell

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Micropython for UEFI Shell

Post by Lowell.Dennis » Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:39 am

I read a couple of articles online about Micropython being ported to the UEFI shell.
See (https://software.intel.com/en-us/blogs/ ... -framework,
and https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore. ... icroPython)
Unfortunately, I have not been successful in being able to build the binaries for this.
I have downloaded the UDK2 source in which the Micropython support is found.
However, I get build errors every time I try to build.
All I want to really do is evaluate Micropython in the UEFI shell environment.
Is there anyplace I can go to get the needed binaries for this (micropython.efi and whatever else it needs)?

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Re: Micropython for UEFI Shell

Post by pfalcon » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:57 am

Good news. Previously, they ported CPython to it, and of course, MicroPython is a much better choice.
Awesome MicroPython list
Pycopy - A better MicroPython https://github.com/pfalcon/micropython
MicroPython standard library for all ports and forks - https://github.com/pfalcon/micropython-lib
More up to date docs - http://pycopy.readthedocs.io/

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