16.20 - Message-area-length - 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

Message-area-length is a two-byte field that is the length of the area pointed to by the Message-area-pointer field. The value is equivalent to the maximum length of a message that can be returned in that area. CLIv2 does not alter this value, so after the value is set, it remains unless changed by the application.

In this language... The variable name for Message-area-length is...
COBOL DBCIMSGM
PL/I DBCIMSGM
C, C++ dbciMsgM
IBM Assembler DBCIMSGM
This routine... Does this for Message-area-length...
DBCHINI writes
DBCHCL reads
Message-area-length is used by... To...
applications write

If the Message-area-pointer is not specified, this value is ignored.