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ilakkia
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:56 pm    Post subject: COBOL - OCCURS clause
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what is the maximum limit for occurs?

Eg: 02 A PIC X(10) OCCURS N TIME.
What is the max value for N?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:01 pm    Post subject:
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Although 16,777,215 is the number in the fine manual, please remember that there are other factors that may affect the table size.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:57 pm    Post subject:
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Ilakkia,

Let me add one more point to Ofer71.

For multi fetch (DB2) declaration, the OCCURS clause should not exceed 32767 times and the total bytes should be less than or equal to 16 MB.
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