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 Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


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).


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

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

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms