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HOUSEKEEPING OPERATION [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Programs and Programming
DEF

An operation that facilitates the execution of a computer program without making a direct contribution.

OBS

Examples: the initialization of storage areas; the execution of a calling sequence.

OBS

housekeeping operation; overhead operation: terms standardized by ISO and officially approved by the Government EDP Standards Committee (GESC).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Programmes et programmation (Informatique)
DEF

Opération qui facilite l'exécution d'un programme d'ordinateur mais n'y contribue pas directement.

OBS

Exemples : écriture de valeurs initiales dans des zones de mémoire; exécution d'une séquence d'appel.

OBS

opération d'aménagement : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

OBS

opération d'aménagement; opération de service : termes uniformisés par le Comité des normes gouvernementales en informatique (CNGI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Programas y programación (Informática)
DEF

Operación ejecutada como parte de un programa o rutina, pero que se relaciona sobre todo con la organización del propio programa o rutina, más que con el procesamiento de los datos.

OBS

Por ejemplo, supervisión de la ejecución de las operaciones de entrada/salida para comprobar que los datos almacenados en las zonas de entrada/salida no son recubiertos (borrándose) mientras no hayan sido procesados.

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