16.20 - DBCHPEC - Teradata Tools and Utilities

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

Teradata Tools and Utilities
September 2019
Programming Reference


Posts an ECB, including the one established by DBCHUE.

The alternate six-character name for DBCHPEC is DBCHPE.


This routine is called with the following parameters, stylistically presented (the actual syntax varies according to the programming language being used):


In high-level languages, the details of the parameter list are handled by the compiler. For Assembler, the parameter list consists of contiguous 4 byte entries, each containing the 31 bit address of a parameter. The last address has the first bit set to one to indicate the end of the list.

The parameters for this routine are:

Argument Content
ReturnCode A 4 byte unsigned integer field into which the return code will be placed by CLIv2.
ECB The application allocated area for use as the ECB.

Usage Notes

  • After control returns from DBCHPEC, the variable contains a code whose value represents success or failure. A return code of zero indicates success, a nonzero return code indicates failure, and the value specifies the reason for the failure.
  • After the call, the return code variable contains a return code.
  • For more information on ECBs, see IBM manuals.