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ECC 6.0 runtime abort -- "You cannot specify a length <= 0"

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We have just now installed the new ECC 6.0 system and have begun testing our custom applications against it.

We have immediately encountered a new and strange runtime abort: SYNTAX_ERROR "You cannot specify a length <= 0" during a CALL FUNCTION.

Most of the parameters are CHAR. The only parameters which are not CHAR are two NUM Year/Month IMPORTING parameters containing valid values and a return code EXPORTING parameter defined \TYPE=SYSUBRC.

This CALL FUNCTION works correctly in ECC 5.0

Do you know why this is happening and what it is referring to?

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This seems to be a glitch in ECC 6.0 -- there is a syntax error inside of the function module being called, but 6.0 is flagging the CALL FUNCTION MODULE rather than the statement which has the syntax error.