Empty Lines within the POST_PROCESS generate a runtime error during execution

Document ID : KB000088014
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
U00020504 Runtime error in object 'UC0.EXP.V11_UX_TEST_9.00A431_4B1.JOBS(2)' line '00004': JCL, statement or function is not allowed in POST PROCESS.

Empty lines in post-process of a job lead to a runtime error during execution. 

When upgrading to version 11, jobs fail with a runtime error similar to the one above.

Review of the POST_PROCESS shows that there are blank lines present after a read statement such as:

:READ &UC_CAUSE_RETCODE

:PRINT "TEST'
Environment:
OS Version: N/A
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: Empty lines in post-process of a job lead to run time error during execution. This results in run time error: 20504
Resolution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automation Engine 11.2.2 - Available
Automation Engine 11.1.3 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Remove the empty lines.