Generator for Extensible Firmware Interface

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Create EFI application

gen_efi_app is tool for creating EFI project skeleton.

Developed in python code.

The README is used to introduce the modules and provide instructions on how to install the modules, any machine dependencies it may have and any other information that should be provided before the modules are installed.

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Used next development environment

debian linux os

gen_efi_app python3 build

Currently there are three ways to install package

Install using pip

gen_efi_app is located at

You can install by using pip

# python3
pip3 install gen_efi_app
Install using build

Navigate to release page download and extract release archive.

To install gen_efi_app type the following

tar xvzf gen_efi_app-x.y.z.tar.gz
cd gen_efi_app-x.y.z/
# python3
python3 -m pip install --upgrade setuptools
python3 -m pip install --upgrade pip
python3 -m pip install --upgrade build
pip3 install -r requirements.txt
python3 -m build --no-isolation --wheel
pip3 install ./dist/gen_efi_app-*-py3-none-any.whl
rm -f
chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/python3.9/dist-packages/usr/local/bin/
ln -s /usr/local/lib/python3.9/dist-packages/usr/local/bin/ /usr/local/bin/
Install using py setup

Navigate to release page download and extract release archive.

To install gen_efi_app locate and run with arguments

tar xvzf gen_efi_app-x.y.z.tar.gz
cd gen_efi_app-x.y.z
# python3
pip3 install -r requirements.txt
python3 install_lib
python3 install_egg_info
Install using docker

You can use Dockerfile to create image/container.


gen_efi_app requires next modules and libraries

Tool structure

gen_efi_app is based on OOP

Generator structure

├── conf/
│   ├── gen_efi_app.cfg
│   ├── gen_efi_app_util.cfg
│   ├── project.yaml
│   └── template/
│       ├── cflags.template
│       ├── ldflags.template
│       ├── main.template
│       ├── makefile.template
│       ├── objects.template
│       └── ocflags.template
├── log/
│   └── gen_efi_app.log
├── pro/
│   ├──
│   ├──
│   └──
└── run/


Documentation Status

More documentation and info at


Contributing to gen_efi_app

License: GPL v3 License

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gen_efi_app is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Python itself, either Python version 3.x or, at your option, any later version of Python 3 you may have available.

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