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VxWorks definition

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A real-time multitasking operating system from Wind River Systems. Originally it used the VRTX kernel but this has been replaced by Wind River's own "Wind kernel 2.4".
Before version 5.3 VxWorks included a software development environment but this is now called "Tornado".
Latest version: 5.3, as of 1996-11-28.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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