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wakeup is an event causing the device to come out of a suspended state.



Windows Wave (audio format/file extension)

WDB target agent


The WDB target agent runs on the target, and is the interface between VxWorks and all other Wind River Workbench tools running on the host or target.

Caution: When VxWorks is configured with the WDB target agent, it is enabled on UDP port 17185. This service provides full access to VxWorks memory, and allows for writing to memory as well as for calling routines. Wind River recommends removing WDB from VxWorks for production systems



widget is a term used loosely to describe a window having pre-defined characteristics, such as buttons, menus, and entry fields are widgets. A window class defines the characteristics of a widget.

Wind River Management Integration Tool


A GUI application that is used to develop resources and generate target code for configuring and building embedded management applications. Also referred to as the WMIT.



A type of resource that manages data objects. It differs from MIB resource objects in that it is not tied to an OID and can receive a string argument as opposed to a OID instance. WindMarks can represent MIB objects.



The desktop development environment as a whole--the space Workbench takes up on your screen. A Workbench window can contain more than one perspective, but only one is displayed at a time.

window attribute


window attribute is one in a set of flags affecting the behavior of a window.



Windowing is a powerful object-oriented approach for creating GUIs and for allowing multiple applications to share a single display.



WinPoET is a PPPoE client for Windows.

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