Behalf Of Sergey Kashyrin
Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 10:32 AM
To: Bill Klein; address@hidden
Subject: Re: [open-cobol-list] OC issues
The issue is that level 02 is following level 05 and there
was no 02 before.
I'm not a Cobol guru but I expect that standard does not allow that.
Tandem (HP Nonstop) Cobol gives an error too.
The rest - at least all 390 mainframe, AS400, MFocus,
Fujitsu are giving only warning and producing the correct code.
I think if it's possible it's better to fix (at least for
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Klein" <address@hidden>
To: "'Sergey Kashyrin'" <address@hidden>;
Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 11:03 AM
Subject: RE: [open-cobol-list] OC issues
>I don't understand the issue. Is the problem that of "A-margin" vs
> "B-margin" or what error are you getting?
> (The '85 Standard *did* have rules about replacing text
must go in the
> margin where replaced text was - but I thought OC had an
option - or default
> - to ignoring A-/B-margin issues).
> P.S. It would NOT surprise me if this caused a problem on
> Are you using one of those dialects?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: address@hidden
>> [mailto:address@hidden On
>> Behalf Of Sergey Kashyrin
>> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 11:27 PM
>> To: address@hidden
>> Subject: [open-cobol-list] OC issues
>> Hi everybody,
>> Currenltly I'm trying to make a small project (8M+ lines) to
>> work under OC (amd64) :-)))
>> Small annoying issues (currently just one but I expect more
>> to follow) :
>> The situation is that the very old dog has that construction:
>> 01 XXX.
>> 05 AAA PIC X.
>> 02 BBB PIC Y.
>> Not exactly initially but as a result of playing with a
>> COPY C1
>> COPY C2 REPLACING ==01 == BY ==02 ==.
>> when they want to combine something in a woraking area or
>> LINKAGE section :-(
>> As a matter of fact all Cobols that I know (but Tandem) are
>> giving the WARINING and working fine with that.
>> OC gives an ERROR and not producing the code.
>> I don't have a time right now to look into that but maybe
>> will try later (it's not that critical, not too many occurances).
>> Overall from 2800+ programs 350 didn't compile. Will look
>> into all remaining issues and inform.
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