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== A ==
 
== A ==
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* ACE -- Access Control Entry
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* ACL -- Access Control List
 
* AFD -- Ancillary Function Driver (for WinSock)
 
* AFD -- Ancillary Function Driver (for WinSock)
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* APC -- Asynchronous Procedure Call
 
* API -- Application Programming Interface
 
* API -- Application Programming Interface
 
* ARM3 -- Alternative ReactOS Memory Management Module
 
* ARM3 -- Alternative ReactOS Memory Management Module
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== B ==
 
== B ==
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* BCB -- Buffer Control Block
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* BiDi -- Bidirectional text, the ability to print from right to left, needed for certain languages.
 
* Bpp -- Bits per pixel
 
* Bpp -- Bits per pixel
  
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* CPL -- Control Panel
 
* CPL -- Control Panel
 
* CRT -- C Run-Time Library
 
* CRT -- C Run-Time Library
* CSRSS -- [[Csrss.exe|User mode Windows Subsystem Server (Client-Server Runtime SubSystem)]]
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* CSRSS -- [[Csrss.exe|Client-Server Runtime SubSystem]] (User mode Windows Subsystem Server)
  
 
== D ==
 
== D ==
* DCE -- [[DCE|Distributed Computing Environment]]
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* DACL -- [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/secauthz/access-control-lists Discretionary Access Control List]
* DDB -- Device Dependant Bitmap
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* DC -- [[DCE|Display Context]]
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* DCE -- [[DCE|Display Context Entry]], Distributed Computing Environment
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* DDB -- Device Dependent Bitmap
 
* DDK -- Driver Development Kit
 
* DDK -- Driver Development Kit
 
* DFS -- [[Wikipedia:Distributed_File_System_(Microsoft)|Distributed File System]]
 
* DFS -- [[Wikipedia:Distributed_File_System_(Microsoft)|Distributed File System]]
* DIB -- Device Independant Bitmap
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* DHCP -- Domain Host Configuration Protocol, one of two main ways of discovering an Internet connection.
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* DIB -- Device Independent Bitmap
 
* DLL -- Dynamic Link Library
 
* DLL -- Dynamic Link Library
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* DPC -- Deferred Procedure Call
 
* DPH -- [[Debugging#Enabling Kernel Tracing|Debug Page Heap]]
 
* DPH -- [[Debugging#Enabling Kernel Tracing|Debug Page Heap]]
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* DXTn -- DirectX Texture compression
  
 
== E ==
 
== E ==
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* EHCI -- Enhanced Host Controller Interface (USB 2.x)
 
* Ex -- Executive (Kernel API)
 
* Ex -- Executive (Kernel API)
  
 
== F ==
 
== F ==
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* FDO -- Functional Device Object
 
* FS -- File System
 
* FS -- File System
 
* FSD -- File System Driver
 
* FSD -- File System Driver
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* InBV -- Initialization Boot Video
 
* InBV -- Initialization Boot Video
 
* Io -- Input/Output Manager (Kernel API)
 
* Io -- Input/Output Manager (Kernel API)
* IRP -- I/O request packets, kernel mode data structures describing I/O requests; used by Windows Driver Model (WDM) and Windows NT device drivers to communicate with each other and the OS.
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* IRP -- I/O Request Packets, kernel-mode data structures describing I/O requests; used by Windows Driver Model (WDM) and Windows NT device drivers to communicate with each other and the OS
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* ISR -- Interrupt Service Routine
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* IST -- Interrupt Service Table
  
 
== K ==
 
== K ==
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== L ==
 
== L ==
* LDR -- Loader
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* LDR -- Loader, PE image loader support functions
 
* LPC -- Local Procedure Call (Kernel API)
 
* LPC -- Local Procedure Call (Kernel API)
 
* LwIP -- Lightweight Internet Protocol
 
* LwIP -- Lightweight Internet Protocol
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== M ==
 
== M ==
 
* MCB -- Map Control Block  
 
* MCB -- Map Control Block  
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* MFT -- Master File Table (NTFS file system)
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* MFT -- Media Foundation Transform
 
* Mm -- Memory Manager (Kernel API)
 
* Mm -- Memory Manager (Kernel API)
 
* MUI -- [[MUI|Multilingual User Interface]]
 
* MUI -- [[MUI|Multilingual User Interface]]
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== O ==
 
== O ==
 
* Ob -- Object Manager (Kernel API)
 
* Ob -- Object Manager (Kernel API)
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* OHCI -- Open Host Controller Interface (Non-Intel USB 1.x, can also mean Firewire)
  
 
== P ==
 
== P ==
 
* PAE -- Physical Address Extension
 
* PAE -- Physical Address Extension
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* PDO -- Physical Device Object
 
* PFN -- Page Frame Number
 
* PFN -- Page Frame Number
 
* Po -- Power Management (Kernel API)
 
* Po -- Power Management (Kernel API)
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* PPPoE -- Point to Point Protocol Over Ethernet, network protocol for encapsulating PPP frames inside ethernet frames.
 
* Ps -- Process Management (Kernel API)
 
* Ps -- Process Management (Kernel API)
 
* PSDK -- Platform Software Development Kit
 
* PSDK -- Platform Software Development Kit
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* RPC -- Remote Procedure Call
 
* RPC -- Remote Procedure Call
 
* RTL -- Run-Time Library (Kernel API)
 
* RTL -- Run-Time Library (Kernel API)
* RXCE --
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* RVA -- Relative Virtual Address
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* RXCE -- Redirector file system Connection Engine - a series of redirectors used by RDBSS
  
 
== S ==
 
== S ==
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* SACL -- System Access Control List
 
* SAL -- Source Annotation Language, Standard Annotation Language
 
* SAL -- Source Annotation Language, Standard Annotation Language
 
* SDK -- Software Development Kit
 
* SDK -- Software Development Kit
 
* Se -- Security Reference Monitor (Kernel API)
 
* Se -- Security Reference Monitor (Kernel API)
 
* SEH -- Structured Exception Handling
 
* SEH -- Structured Exception Handling
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* SMB -- Server Message Block - a network file sharing protocol commonly used by Microsoft Windows systems
 
* SMSS -- Session Manager SubSystem
 
* SMSS -- Session Manager SubSystem
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* SRW -- Slim Reader/Writer - a type of lock added in Windows 7+
 
* SVN -- Subversion
 
* SVN -- Subversion
 
* SxS -- Side-by-Side Assembly
 
* SxS -- Side-by-Side Assembly
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== T ==
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* TS -- Terminal Server
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== U ==
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* UHCI -- Universal Host Controller Interface (Intel's USB 1.x standard)
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* UNC -- Universal Naming Convention
  
 
== V ==
 
== V ==
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* VACB -- Virtual Address Control Block
 
* VDM -- Virtual DOS Machine (Kernel API)
 
* VDM -- Virtual DOS Machine (Kernel API)
 
* VM -- Virtual Machine
 
* VM -- Virtual Machine
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* WIP -- Work in progress
 
* WIP -- Work in progress
 
* WMI -- Windows Management Instrumentation (Kernel API)
 
* WMI -- Windows Management Instrumentation (Kernel API)
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== X ==
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* xHCI -- Extensible Host Controller Interface (USB 3.x)
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== External Links ==
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[https://community.osr.com/discussion/72000 OSR: Meaning of the Function Prefices]
  
 
[[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Documentation]]
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[[Category:Tutorial]]

Latest revision as of 01:18, 12 August 2019

A

  • ACE -- Access Control Entry
  • ACL -- Access Control List
  • AFD -- Ancillary Function Driver (for WinSock)
  • APC -- Asynchronous Procedure Call
  • API -- Application Programming Interface
  • ARM3 -- Alternative ReactOS Memory Management Module
  • ARWINSS -- Alternative ReactOS Win32 Subsystem
  • ATL -- Active Template Library

B

  • BCB -- Buffer Control Block
  • BiDi -- Bidirectional text, the ability to print from right to left, needed for certain languages.
  • Bpp -- Bits per pixel

C

  • Cc -- Cache Controller (Kernel API)
  • CM -- Configuration Manager (Kernel API)
  • COM -- Component Object Model
  • CONSRV -- Console (User-mode) Server
  • CPL -- Control Panel
  • CRT -- C Run-Time Library
  • CSRSS -- Client-Server Runtime SubSystem (User mode Windows Subsystem Server)

D

E

  • EHCI -- Enhanced Host Controller Interface (USB 2.x)
  • Ex -- Executive (Kernel API)

F

  • FDO -- Functional Device Object
  • FS -- File System
  • FSD -- File System Driver
  • FsRtl -- File System Run-Time Library (Kernel API)

G

  • GDI -- Graphics Device Interface

H

  • HAL -- Hardware Abstraction Layer

I

  • InBV -- Initialization Boot Video
  • Io -- Input/Output Manager (Kernel API)
  • IRP -- I/O Request Packets, kernel-mode data structures describing I/O requests; used by Windows Driver Model (WDM) and Windows NT device drivers to communicate with each other and the OS
  • ISR -- Interrupt Service Routine
  • IST -- Interrupt Service Table

K

  • KD -- Kernel Debugger
  • KDBG -- Kernel DeBugger (Built-in into ReactOS Kernel)
  • KS -- Kernel Streaming

L

  • LDR -- Loader, PE image loader support functions
  • LPC -- Local Procedure Call (Kernel API)
  • LwIP -- Lightweight Internet Protocol

M

  • MCB -- Map Control Block
  • MFT -- Master File Table (NTFS file system)
  • MFT -- Media Foundation Transform
  • Mm -- Memory Manager (Kernel API)
  • MUI -- Multilingual User Interface
  • MUP -- Multiple UNC Provider driver

N

  • NDK -- Native Development Kit
  • NLS -- National Language Support
  • NMI -- Non Maskable Interrupts
  • NPFS -- Named Pipe File System

O

  • Ob -- Object Manager (Kernel API)
  • OHCI -- Open Host Controller Interface (Non-Intel USB 1.x, can also mean Firewire)

P

  • PAE -- Physical Address Extension
  • PDO -- Physical Device Object
  • PFN -- Page Frame Number
  • Po -- Power Management (Kernel API)
  • PPPoE -- Point to Point Protocol Over Ethernet, network protocol for encapsulating PPP frames inside ethernet frames.
  • Ps -- Process Management (Kernel API)
  • PSDK -- Platform Software Development Kit
  • PSEH -- Portable Structured Exception Handling
  • PTE -- Page Table Entry

R

  • RDBSS -- Redirected Drive Buffering Subsystem
  • RosBE -- ReactOS Build Environment
  • RPC -- Remote Procedure Call
  • RTL -- Run-Time Library (Kernel API)
  • RVA -- Relative Virtual Address
  • RXCE -- Redirector file system Connection Engine - a series of redirectors used by RDBSS

S

  • SACL -- System Access Control List
  • SAL -- Source Annotation Language, Standard Annotation Language
  • SDK -- Software Development Kit
  • Se -- Security Reference Monitor (Kernel API)
  • SEH -- Structured Exception Handling
  • SMB -- Server Message Block - a network file sharing protocol commonly used by Microsoft Windows systems
  • SMSS -- Session Manager SubSystem
  • SRW -- Slim Reader/Writer - a type of lock added in Windows 7+
  • SVN -- Subversion
  • SxS -- Side-by-Side Assembly

T

  • TS -- Terminal Server

U

  • UHCI -- Universal Host Controller Interface (Intel's USB 1.x standard)
  • UNC -- Universal Naming Convention

V

  • VACB -- Virtual Address Control Block
  • VDM -- Virtual DOS Machine (Kernel API)
  • VM -- Virtual Machine

W

X

  • xHCI -- Extensible Host Controller Interface (USB 3.x)

External Links

OSR: Meaning of the Function Prefices