What the OVMF is ?
OVMF (Open Virtual Machine Firmware) is a firmware actively developed as a EDK2(EFI Developer Kit) package. It is a packed that aims to support firmware for virtual machines like Qemu.
Simplified build process
Building process was simplified by OvmfPkg contributors. But I found that
toolchain for latest gcc compilers is not ready in main repository. So I suggest
BaseTools directory and clone up to date git repository in this
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So to build firmware we need only one command:
You may need some additional packages likeuuid-dev