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Writing the *.inf Metadata File
In addition to the compressed archive that you created in the previous step, a plain text file with essential information for the endpoint device is necessary. In this, step you will create the
- Change to the directory that contains the compressed contents of our Custom Partition (
- Create a new file named
hello.infand put the following into it:
The individual entries and their meaning are:
fileThe filename of the
versionThe version of the contents, consisting of the vendor version (let's say this is "hello 1.0") and the IGEL package version (the first package we produced of the software), joined with an underscore.
sizeSize of the decompressed contents
nameName of this content, used for naming the subdirectory within the custom partition and for keeping track of installed contents
minfwMinimum firmware version required for these contents
- Save the file.