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Compiler Speed (Lines Per Minute) for COBOL 3.0 and 3.0a

PSS ID Number: Q43690 Article last modified on 04-20-1993

3.00 3.00a | 3.00 3.00a MS-DOS | OS/2

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft COBOL for MS-DOS and OS/2, versions 3.0 and 3.0a

Summary: The compilation speed of Microsoft COBOL Versions 3.0 and 3.0a can vary greatly, depending upon several factors, including the following: 1. Size of the source file 2. Compiler directives selected 3. Speed of the disk 4. Speed of the chip in the machine 5. Amount of memory on the machine COBOL will compile at a speed of approximately 1085 lines per minute, based on a 1500-line program, on an 8-megahertz IBM PC AT.

Additional reference words: 3.00 3.00a Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.