[rtems-docs commit] c-user: Add control block acronyms

Sebastian Huber sebh at rtems.org
Wed Feb 17 17:46:36 UTC 2021

Module:    rtems-docs
Branch:    master
Commit:    a1c5d680b982c486d6aa8956ae4880e4e5aca5af
Changeset: http://git.rtems.org/rtems-docs/commit/?id=a1c5d680b982c486d6aa8956ae4880e4e5aca5af

Author:    Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de>
Date:      Fri Jan 15 14:08:16 2021 +0100

c-user: Add control block acronyms

Update #3993.


 c-user/glossary.rst | 14 +++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/c-user/glossary.rst b/c-user/glossary.rst
index c3907f5..65e1fd7 100644
--- a/c-user/glossary.rst
+++ b/c-user/glossary.rst
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 .. SPDX-License-Identifier: CC-BY-SA-4.0
 .. Copyright (C) 2020 Richi Dubey (richidubey at gmail.com)
-.. Copyright (C) 2017, 2019 embedded brains GmbH (http://www.embedded-brains.de)
+.. Copyright (C) 2017, 2021 embedded brains GmbH (http://www.embedded-brains.de)
 .. Copyright (C) 1988, 1998 On-Line Applications Research Corporation (OAR)
@@ -59,6 +59,9 @@ Glossary
         A term used to describe a task that has been unblocked and may be
         scheduled to the CPU.
+    BCB
+        This term is an acronym for Barrier Control Block.
     big endian
         A data representation scheme in which the bytes composing a numeric value
         are arranged such that the most significant byte is at the lowest
@@ -190,6 +193,9 @@ Glossary
         The state entered by a task after it is created and before it has been
+    DPCB
+        This term is an acronym for Dual-Ported Memory Control Block.
         A term used to describe memory which can be accessed at two different
@@ -219,6 +225,9 @@ Glossary
     error code
         This term has the same meaning as :term:`status code`.
+    ESCB
+        This term is an acronym for Extension Set Control Block.
         A method for task communication and synchronization. The directives
         provided by the event manager are used to service events.
@@ -492,6 +501,9 @@ Glossary
         A data structure associated with each partition used by RTEMS to manage
         that partition.
+    PCB
+        This term is an acronym for Period Control Block.
         A term used to describe a task blocked waiting for an event, message,
         semaphore, or signal.

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