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E-COB: "** Illegal character" Errors when Compiling COBOL Program Files (Doc ID 2979327.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2024

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Sample environment:
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PeopleTools 8.59.05
Campus 9.2 PUM 30 Test environment
Visual Cobol 7.0 Patch 18
Oracle Linux 8

Issue :
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When using $PS_APP_HOME/setup/pscblcs.mak to compile COBOL files, some programs fail to compile.

/PS_APP_HOME/setup/pscblcs_mf.mak : Error : The list of file(s) failed to compile.
FMSNT19 fail to compile
FMCALC20 fail to compile
FMRJCT20 fail to compile
FMSNT20 fail to compile
FMTWEK20 fail to compile
IMCALC20 fail to compile
IMMAPO20 fail to compile
IMMSGE20 fail to compile
IMPLUS20 fail to compile
IMTWEK20 fail to compile
INAS2020 fail to compile
INCOMP20 fail to compile
INFUNC20 fail to compile
ININAR20 fail to compile
INTAX20 fail to compile
FAPINAS1 fail to compile
FAPINCP1 fail to compile
FAPPLINB fail to compile
IMPLUS20 fail to compile
SRPCERPT fail to compile
End of compilation in PS_APP_HOME 

Example of error messages :



Cause

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