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E-COB: Getting Various Compile Errors When Trying To Compile Cobol Programs After Installing Visual Cobol (Doc ID 2576847.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On :  PT8.57.08, Windows Server 2016, Visual COBOL Build Tools Update 4.0 for Windows

Running either the cblbld or cblsrc on the command-line, produces the errors below for each COBOL.

********** COMPILE PTPCBLAE.GNT **********

Creating error listing (PTPCBLAE.LIS)

CBLBLD.log also shows the following errors:

Compile error for PTPUSTAT.obj
Compile error for PTPWLGEN.obj
The error list is in c:\temp\compile\ERROR.LIS
Aborting this process !!! EXEs/GNTs/INTs are not going to be copied/replaced...
Please fix the errors and rerun this batch file !!!!!!!


The variables COBROOT and PS_HOME and PS_APP_HOME had been set correctly.

The Microfocus License Management shows full license and user has full admin permissions on the compile folder.


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