Definition of workaround in English:

workaround

Syllabification: work·a·round
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkəˌround
 
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noun

Computing
  • A method for overcoming a problem or limitation in a program or system.
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    • Others are working to develop workarounds to server operating system file systems that will enable the true sharing of physical storage and stored data among heterogeneous hosts.
    • Oftentimes changes are made toward the end of development, and they program workarounds.
    • More information on affected systems, possible workarounds and how to obtain fixes has been published by CERT and is available here.

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