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Stck Overflow

Stck Overflow

Stck Overflow

(OP)
I have been running an Open Cobol program for about 2 weeks.
Today, when I tried to run it, I got the following error message:
MERRILL_MAX_AMOUNTS.COB:748: libcob: Stack overflow, possible PERFORM depth exceeded
I went back to several saved programs (with the same name) and tried to run them but I got the same error message.
I have other Cobol programs that run with no problem.

RE: Stck Overflow

Sounds like it may be data related then. Does any particular record look like it may be causing that issue?

RE: Stck Overflow

Is it possible you have a recursive PERFORM? If so, check its termination condition carefully. Not too familiar with Open COBOL error messages. What is at line 748 in MERRILL_MAX_AMOUNTS?

Tom Morrison
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