My Oracle Support Banner

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

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2020

Applies to:

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


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.


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


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.