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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:52 pm    Post subject: Cobol Compiler Conversion
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Hello Team,

I would like to have some basic inputs if there are COBOL compiler changes are supposed to happen then what all things required to be kept in mind?

Also, I know this is very generic question but sooner I will get the specific question I will update here but in any reference doc. related to this is available then it would be a great help.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:59 pm    Post subject:
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The COBOL Language Reference manual has, near the front, a section called Summary of Changes that will identify what changed between the last release of the compiler (or the previous compiler) and the release covered by the manual.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compiler Conversion
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For big changes, IBM publish Migration Guides. What are you going from/to?
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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:25 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks All.
I would give you all the details by tomorrow.
@Bill: do you have the link for the migration guide?
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compiler Conversion
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For big changes, IBM publish Migration Guides. What are you going from/to?

why not start Yourself by reading the cobol manuals
and do a bit of researching on Your own

from Robert Sample post ( in case You did not read it )
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The COBOL Language Reference manual has, near the front, a section called Summary of Changes that will identify what changed between the last release of the compiler (or the previous compiler) and the release covered by the manual.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:38 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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do you have the link for the migration guide?
Any given link might be useless until you post which compiler you are going FROM and which compiler you are going TO.
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compiler Conversion
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I wonder why the TS does not want to do a bit of researching on his own ?
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compiler Conversion
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Hi Enrico,

Because the knowledge of where "stuff" or how to find it has not yet been learned . . .

It is easy to forget that what we (you and i and several others) have accumulated this knowledge over decades. . . icon_cool.gif

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