16.20 - Request-parcel-format - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Mainframe-Attached Systems

prodname
Teradata Tools and Utilities
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
September 2019
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-2417-108K

Request-parcel-format specifies whether CLIv2 uses alternate parcel headers to build request parcels when supported by the Teradata Database.

The following table describes the Request-parcel-format variable.

In this language... The variable name for Request-parcel-format is...
COBOL DBRIRPF
PL/I DBRIRPF
C, C++ dbriRPF
IBM Assembler DBRIRPF
This routine... Does this for Request-parcel-format...
DBCHINI writes
DBCHCL reads (CON; RSUP; IRQ; IWPF)
Request-parcel-format is used by... To...
applications write

Set one of the following values before calling the Fetch function:

If Request-parcel-format is set to... Then Request-parcel-format...
'A' allows CLIv2 to use whichever parcel header is supported by the Database.
'D' ('D' is a deprecated value now treated as 'A')
'O' forces use of original parcel headers
For new applications, Request-parcel-format should always be set to ‘A‘.

Use mnemonics for the codes. Mnemonics are provided in the language definition file for the DBCAREA.