Thank you for joining the community.
We will look for the information you are requesting. In the meantime could you attach this Spec document and/or the Package Sparing Policy you mention?
Will look forward for your updates
Intel Customer Support Technician
Under Contract to Intel Corporation
this Spec is Apache Pass Firmware Interface Specification, Rev: 1.7, Build: 188.8.131.5295. Doc. NO.:556488.
I amn't sure it is OK to post the content of Spec in public.