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A Binary Manifest Serialization Format

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Martin Pagel
Last updated 2019-03-25 (Latest revision 2018-09-12)
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This specification describes the serialization format of a software update manifest that is suitable for low-end devices as it eliminates the need to execute a parser. A manifest is a metadata structure describing the firmware, the devices to which it applies, and cryptographic information protecting the manifest.


Martin Pagel

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