16.20 - Column-info - 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

Column-info is a one byte EBCDIC field that indicates whether varying-length column name, title, and format information in existing response parcels (Field (flavor 18), PrepInfo[X] (flavors 86 and 126), StmtInfo (flavor 169)) can be longer than the existing maximum.

In this language... The variable name for Column-info is...
COBOL COLUMN-INFO
PL/I COLUMN_INFO
C, C++ columnInfo
IBM Assembler DBRICIN
This routine... Does this for Column-info...
DBCHINI writes
DBCHCL reads (CON; IRQ; RSUP)
Column-info is used by... To...
applications write.

One of the following values may be set before initiating a request:

If... Then set Column-info to...
indicates varying-length column name, title, and format information in existing response parcels cannot be longer than the existing maximum. 'O'
  • ORIGINAL for COBOL
  • DBC_COL_INFO_ORIG for PL/I
  • DBC_ColInfoOrig for C and C++
  • DBRICINO for Assembler
indicates varying-length column name, title, and format information in existing response parcels can be longer than the existing maximum. 'E'
  • EXTENDED for COBOL
  • DBC_COL_INFO_EXT for PL/I
  • DBC_ColInfoExt for C and C++
  • DBRICINE for Assembler

If not specified, the default from the HSHSPB is used, which as distributed is 'O'