[Wine] Error -installing IBM Visualage COBOL requires at least 64M

Martin Gregorie martin at gregorie.org
Wed May 23 15:53:15 CDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-05-23 at 14:48 -0500, chaat wrote:

> the reason I'm attempting to use this COBOL compiler is because i
> write code for deployment on an IBM mainframe running Z/OS. I do not
> use the IBM VISUAL AGE COBOL compiler to generate any executable
> modules.
> I do most of my initial coding on my pc and then migrate the source
> code to the mainframe for execution. For this reason, I use the IBM
> VISUAL AGE COBOL compiler as it is almost an exact match to the IBM
> ENTERPRISE COBOL compiler that we use on the mainframe. That way I can
> minimize the number of compile errors on the mainframe as the syntax
> checking is almost identical between the two compilers.
OK, thanks for the explanation. That makes perfect sense: all COBOL
compilers are not equal thanks to the portability issues that result
from the hardware and/or OS-specific extensions that every COBOL
compiler seems to have.


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