CTF Compact C Type Format. Assists in debugging. See ctf(4).
Compiler wrapper. Historical version of illumos were built with Sun Studio
(see below). In order to transition to the
gcc compiler, the compiler
wrapper was developed to translate compiler flags from Sun Studio syntax
to GCC syntax.
FMA Fault management architecture.
Gate; illumos gate Gate is old Sun Microsystems terminology for a software source-code repository.
lint tool to check for common programming errors.
ON OS/Net (Operating system/Network) consolidation. In historical version of SunOS, OS and Net were separate software components. Now this term refers to the operating system as a whole.
RTI Request to Integrate. The final approval process needed for a change to become part of the illumos gate. See Integrating Changes.
A compiler suite historically required to build illumos. As of 2016, dependency
on Sun Studio has been eliminated with the exception of the
Unix Time Sharing. This is a historical name for UNIX, and lives on in the
source tree as the
uts/ directory, which houses the kernel.