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a generic i/o line on a SoC is often refered to as a GPIO. by definition a GPIO is a line that can be used as an input  or output, however many times vendors will as refer to lines that support external interrupts as GPIO as well.
 
a generic i/o line on a SoC is often refered to as a GPIO. by definition a GPIO is a line that can be used as an input  or output, however many times vendors will as refer to lines that support external interrupts as GPIO as well.
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See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Purpose_Input/Output

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General Purpose Input or Output

a generic i/o line on a SoC is often refered to as a GPIO. by definition a GPIO is a line that can be used as an input or output, however many times vendors will as refer to lines that support external interrupts as GPIO as well.

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Purpose_Input/Output