Moving a Oracle Number Field to a COBOL Field S9 COMP-3 Fails With: ORA-1488 (Doc ID 1068045.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2012

Applies to:

Precompilers - Version 8.0.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Oct-2012***

Symptoms


You have a Pro*Cobol based application and you receive ORA-1488  when trying to move a NUMBER to a S9 COMP3 bind variable within a pl/sql block or returning the NUMBER as an OUT parameter.

Changes

In some cases, you may have upgraded the precompiler from an older release.

Cause

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