CA Intertest CICS compile options required for a COBOL for VSE program?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Symptoms:   

When the user compiles their COBOL for VSE program with compile options CBL LIB,APOST,OFFSET,VERB,CLIST,SXREF,NOSEQ

They receive error messages 

IGYOS4003-E INVALID OPTION "VERB" WAS FOUND AND DISCARDED.

IGYOS4003-E INVALID OPTION "CLIST" WAS FOUND AND DISCARDED.

IGYOS4003-E INVALID OPTION "SXREF" WAS FOUND AND DISCARDED.

Cause: 

The Compile options "CBL LIB,APOST,OFFSET,VERB,CLIST,SXREF,NOSEQ"  and not valid for COBOL for VSE. These options are only valid for the IBM Cobol compilers. 

Resolution: 

In order to use CA InterTest for VSE r 6.0 to debug a COBOL for VSE program the program must be compiled with certain compile options. Then the CA InterTest for CICS post processor program IN25COB2 step takes the output generated by the COBOL for VSE compiler and copies the program source code to the CA InterTest for CICS PROTSYM file repository. Then the user sets breakpoints in their program using the source code listing.

 

The installation guide does not list the COBOL for VSE compile option requirements.

 

The compile parameters required by CA InterTest for VSE r 6.0 to post process a COBOL for VSE program are 

CBL NONUMBER,MAP,SOURCE,XREF,LIST 

Additional Information: 

 

A documentation update has been submitted to add the COBOL for VSE program  compile option requirements to the Getting Started Guide.