Changes in This Release for Pro*COBOL Programmer's Guide

This preface lists changes in the Pro*COBOL Programmer's Guide.

Changes in Pro*COBOL 12c Release 2 (12.2)

The following are changes in Pro*COBOL for Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2).

New Features

  • Pro*COBOL now supports identifier lengths of 128 bytes. In previous releases, the identifier length limit was 30 bytes.

  • Pro*COBOL now supports Oracle Instant Client - Basic Light version.

  • Pro*COBOL now introduces a new command line option “trim_password”, to prevent authentication issues caused by password strings that contain trailing blank space.

  • Pro*COBOL now supports the Micro Focus Visual COBOL 2.2 Update 2 compiler for the following platforms:

    • Linux x64

    • Windows 64-bit and 32-bit

    • Solaris x86 (32-bit and 64-bit)

    • Solaris SPARC (32-bit and 64-bit)