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E-COB: All cobol programs fail with 115 Unexpected signal (Signal 6) (Doc ID 1318982.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Applies to:
 ALL Server Express compiler releases on UNIX and LINUX platforms

Customer recently installed Micro Focus COBOL Server Express 5.1 WP4. Development and runtime licenses are installed.
The COBOL programs have been successfully compiled and linked, but when running COBOL programs, the following error is seen in the COBOL process log file.

1941544: 1304108399: PSPAL::Abort: Unexpected signal received
1304108399: PSPAL::Abort: Location:
PSPAL::SigactionSignalHandler::RecoverableSignalHandler(int, siginfo_t
*, void *)
1941544: 1304108399: PSPAL::Abort: Generating process state report to ./process_state.txt
1941544: 1304108399: PSPAL::Abort: Terminating process now.

Execution error : file '/home/psft/hr851devl/cblbin/PTPDBTST.gnt'
error code: 115, pc=0, call=1, seg=0
115     Unexpected signal (Signal 6)

PeopleSoft application relies on COBOL processes to provide application functionality like payroll and benefits processing. Currently none of the COBOLs can be run.

Steps to replicate:
The issue is occurring when running any /all COBOL programs via the scheduler


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