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Understanding the Cobol compile process and troubleshooting problems compiling Cobol [Video] (Doc ID 1640121.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Student Financials - Version 9 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Pay/Bill Management - Version 9 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.40 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Financial Aid - Version 9 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Recruiting and Admissions - Version 9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following three error messages produced by a failed COBOL compile generally will indicate the same problem:

When any of these three errors are thrown, the problem is generally going to be that you did not include all cobol source code when you compiled your cobol job.

Additionally, you may get the following two error messages during a cobol process which indicate that the last time you compiled your cobol source code, you did not have all the source code in the same compile directory and while the jobs compiled, they did not compile correctly.  These two error messages are:


This article is applicable to any Peoplesoft product that uses COBOL

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