COBOL Compiler: New Options Arch, Optimize

Enterprise COBOL for z/OS , V5.1 introduces two significant compiler options.


Based on new code generation and optimization technology the new ARCH -The syntax is ARCH(n). Parameter n is an integer between 6 and 10 inclusive, specifying the machine architecture for which instructions are to be generated. ARCH(6) is default.

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Enhanced OPTIMIZE compiler options allow you to maximize the delivery of z/Architecture exploitation and performance optimization within your applications.

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