On 10/15/16 18:58, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On 15 October 2016 at 17:56, Laszlo Ersek <ler...@redhat.com> wrote:
>> The entry point function of any UEFI_DRIVER that conforms to the UEFI
>> driver model must install an instance of the EFI_DRIVER_BINDING_PROTOCOL
>> on the image handle. Beyond that, the following protocols are optional:
>>
>> - EFI_COMPONENT_NAME_PROTOCOL
>> - EFI_COMPONENT_NAME2_PROTOCOL
>> - EFI_DRIVER_CONFIGURATION_PROTOCOL
>> - EFI_DRIVER_CONFIGURATION2_PROTOCOL
>> - EFI_DRIVER_DIAGNOSTICS_PROTOCOL
>> - EFI_DRIVER_DIAGNOSTICS2_PROTOCOL
>>
>> The UefiLib functions
>>
>> - EfiLibInstallAllDriverProtocols()
>> - EfiLibInstallAllDriverProtocols2()
>> - EfiLibInstallDriverBindingComponentName2()
>>
>> are convenience helpers for such UEFI_DRIVERs. They simplify the
>> installation of the above protocols.
>>
>> The UefiLib instance in "MdePkg/Library/UefiLib/UefiDriverModel.c" allows
>> platforms to control these functions through the MdePkg feature PCDs
>>
>> - PcdComponentNameDisable
>> - PcdComponentName2Disable
>> - PcdDriverDiagnosticsDisable
>> - PcdDriverDiagnostics2Disable
>>
>> If any of these PCDs are set to TRUE, then the helper functions will not
>> install the corresponding protocol interfaces on the image handle, even if
>> the driver passes in non-NULL protocol interfaces.
>>
>> In other words, at build time, a platform can forcibly prevent all drivers
>> that employ UefiLib from producing these protocols.
>>
>> In ArmVirtPkg, that's what we've been doing forever, for no reason at all.
>> This is why we haven't been seeing component and driver names from the DH,
>> DEVICES, DRIVERS and DEVTREE shell commands, unlike in OvmfPkg.
>>
>> The default value for all these PCDs is FALSE, in "MdePkg/MdePkg.dec".
>> Revert ArmVirtPkg to the sane defaults.
>>
>> This bug dates back to the inception of ArmVirtPkg (called
>> ArmPlatformPkg/ArmVirtualizationPkg at the time).
>>
>> Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheu...@linaro.org>
>> Fixes: 6f5872b1f4013f58c6d2f446d885edd6c8ea6d21
>> Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.0
>> Signed-off-by: Laszlo Ersek <ler...@redhat.com>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheu...@linaro.org>

Commit 5b54c92a6537.

> I always had a suspicion we were missing something here, but I never
> got around to tracking it down. Thanks for doing that.

It's Saturday evening after all, i.e., when I'm supposed to have fun ;)

Thanks!
Laszlo

>> ---
>>  ArmVirtPkg/ArmVirt.dsc.inc | 4 ----
>>  1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/ArmVirtPkg/ArmVirt.dsc.inc b/ArmVirtPkg/ArmVirt.dsc.inc
>> index c624b3cdbecd..c071988ad8f5 100644
>> --- a/ArmVirtPkg/ArmVirt.dsc.inc
>> +++ b/ArmVirtPkg/ArmVirt.dsc.inc
>> @@ -254,10 +254,6 @@ [BuildOptions]
>>
>>  [PcdsFeatureFlag.common]
>>    gEfiMdeModulePkgTokenSpaceGuid.PcdHiiOsRuntimeSupport|FALSE
>> -  gEfiMdePkgTokenSpaceGuid.PcdComponentNameDisable|TRUE
>> -  gEfiMdePkgTokenSpaceGuid.PcdDriverDiagnosticsDisable|TRUE
>> -  gEfiMdePkgTokenSpaceGuid.PcdComponentName2Disable|TRUE
>> -  gEfiMdePkgTokenSpaceGuid.PcdDriverDiagnostics2Disable|TRUE
>>
>>    #
>>    # Control what commands are supported from the UI
>> --
>> 2.9.2
>>
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