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E-COB: "Error! COBROOT Environment Variable (%COBROOT%) Is Not Correct! COBROOT should point to the directory where the COBOL compiler is installed. Example: C:\VisualCobol40, c:\NetExpress\Base" (Doc ID 2725560.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 24, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Generic Windows


Scenario 1:

Applicable to: Visual COBOL compiler on Windows platform,  Tools 8.57.06 and lower releases, Tools 8.56.16 and lower releases.

Sample Environment:
PeopleTools 8.57.05
Application 9.2 PUM 34
Oracle 12c DBMS
Windows 2012 R2
Visual COBOL


When executing cblrtcpy.bat to copy COBOL server runtime dll files, the following error is received.

Scenario 2:

Applicable to: Visual COBOL compiler on Windows platform and any Tools release certified for Visual COBOL compiler.

Sample Environment:
Tools 8.58.06
Windows platform
Visual COBOL

The above error is received when attempting to compile cobol using the delivered cblbld script.




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