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Library containing "STR$TRIM"

Library containing "STR$TRIM"

Library containing "STR$TRIM"


I hope I'm in the right place. I'm in a conversion from Cobol to Microfocus Cobol.
The program use to work fine in Cobol, now it compile successfully  but stop at this line when running :

and gives me this error :
173 called program file not found in drive directory STR$TRIM"

I'm guessing I'm missing a librairy ? Anybody knows ?
Anybody knows where I can find this library ?

Thanks in advance,
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RE: Library containing "STR$TRIM"

STR$TRIM is the program specific for the platform you moved from (probably VMS). It's not available in MF COBOL.

RE: Library containing "STR$TRIM"

Thanks Mikrom for your reply.


RE: Library containing "STR$TRIM"


It's not available in MF COBOL.
But the (probably MVS) source module could most likely be ported to the target system and recompiled - just like the other code. . .

RE: Library containing "STR$TRIM"

STR$TRIM seems to be a routine from the VMS Run Time Library, also a program which is probably not written in COBOL and doubt if the source is available.
see: http://h71000.www7.hp.com/doc/73final/5936/5936pro.html

I'm working with ILE COBOL and it has intrinsic functions called TRIM, TRIML and TRIMR (but these functions are an IBM extension):
Maybe MF COBOL has TRIM function too. When not, you need to write your own routine - for example see this:

RE: Library containing "STR$TRIM"

Thanks Everyone for your replies.

Someone gave me a routine doing something similar as str$trim.
I have another error so I will open a new post.

Thanks so much

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