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4.1 Configuration Section




X The Configuration Section is an optional section for programs and classes, which can describe the computer environment on which the program is compiled and executed.

Program Configuration Section
The Configuration Section can be specified only in the Environment Division of the outermost program of a COBOL source program.

You should not specify the Configuration Section in a program that is contained within another program. The entries specified in the Configuration Section of a program apply to any program contained within that program.


X Class Configuration Section

X Specify the Configuration Section only in the Environment Division of
X the outermost program of a class definition.


X Entries in a class Configuration Section apply to the entire class
X definition, including all methods introduced by that class.


X Method Configuration Section

X The Configuration Section is not valid for method definitions.


    ___ Format--Programs  and Classes  _____________________________________ 
   |                                                                        |
   | >>__CONFIGURATION SECTION.__ ___________________________ ____________> |
   |                             |_source-computer-paragraph_|              |
   |                                                                        |
   | >__ ___________________________ __ _________________________ ________> |
   |    |_object-computer-paragraph_|  |_special-names-paragraph_|          |
   |                                                                        |
   | >__ ________________________ _______________________________________>< |
   |    |_ repository-paragraph _|                                          |
   |                                                                        |
   |________________________________________________________________________|
The Configuration Section can:

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