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-========
+
+.. _glossary:
+
Glossary
========
.. glossary::
- Waf
- Waf build system. For more information see http://www.waf.io/
+ Binutils
+ GNU Binary Utilities such as the assembler ``as``, linker ``ld`` and a
+ range of other tools used in the development of software.
+
+ DLL
+ Dynamically Linker Library used on Windows.
+
+ GCC
+ GNU Compiler Tool chain. It is the GNU C/C++ compiler, binutils and GDB.
+
+ GDB
+ GNU Debugger
+
+ MinGW
+ Minimal GNU system for Windows that lets GCC built programs use the
+ standard Windows operating system DLLs. It lets you build native Windows
+ programs with the GNU GCC compiler.
+
+ MinGW64
+ Minimal GNU system for 64bit Windows. MinGW64 is not the MinGW project.
+
+ MSYS2
+ Minimal System 2 is a fork of the MinGW project's MSYS tool and the MinGW
+ MSYS tool is a fork of Cygwin project. The Cygwin project provides a POSIX
+ emulation layer for Windows so POSIX software can run on Windows. MSYS is a
+ minimal version that is just enough to let ``configure`` scripts run. MSYS
+ has a simplied path structure to make it easier to building native Windows
+ programs.
+
+ POSIX
+ Portable Operating System Interface is a standard that lets software be
+ portable between compliant operating systems.
+
+ prefix
+ A path used when building a package so all parts of the package reside
+ under that path.
+
+ RSB
+ RTEMS Source Builder is part of the RTEMS Tools Project. It builds packages
+ such as the tools for the RTEMS operating system.
+
+ RTEMS
+ The Real-Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems or RTEMS is a open
+ source fully featured Real Time Operating System or RTOS that supports a
+ variety of open standard application programming interfaces (API) and
+ interface standards such as POSIX and BSD sockets.
- Test Suite
- Testsuite
- RTEMS test suite located in the ``testsuites/`` directory.
+ Test Suite
+ See Testsuite
+ Testsuite
+ RTEMS test suite located in the ``testsuites/`` directory.
- RTEMS
- The Real-Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems or RTEMS is a open source fully featured Real Time Operating System or RTOS that supports a variety of open standard application programming interfaces (API) and interface standards such as POSIX and BSD sockets.
+ Waf
+ Waf build system. For more information see http://www.waf.io/