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    Cobol: "Please recompile using a larger value for the LINKCOUNT directive"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 15.5

    Description:
    Trying to compile ill_arrival_slip_xml.cbl:

    p570dev-al-dev18 >>cob -uP alephm/source/form_fill/ill_arrival_slip_xml.cbl
    813 PROCEDURE DIVISION USING
    * 67-S********** ( 0)**
    ** Please recompile using a larger value for the LINKCOUNT directive
    cob: error(s) in compilation: alephm/source/form_fill/ill_arrival_slip_xml.cbl

    Resolution:
    The following change resulted in a successful compile:

    > am
    > cd proc
    > vi aleph_cobopt

    Uncomment this line:

    #-C linkcount=900 # for old cobol only

    as:

    -C linkcount=900 # for old cobol only


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013