RDBPROD: COBOL-E-ERROR 391 When Compiling a COBOL Program Using CDD/Repository and VARCHAR column

(Doc ID 113685.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle CDD/Repository - Version 6.1 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

When you compile a COBOL application that copies definitions from an Rdb database schema object in the CDD/Repository, the following warning may be returned:

In current versions, the compile may not produce ANY error, however the listing will show the VARCHAR field has been incorrectly translated to CHAR(202).

Cause

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