16.20 - Response-buffer-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

Response-buffer-length is a four byte field that specifies the desired length of the buffer in which responses received from the Teradata Database are made available to the application.

In this language... The variable name for Response-buffer-length is...
COBOL DBCAREA-RESP-BUF-LEN
PL/I RESP_BUF_LEN
C, C++ resp_buf_len
IBM Assembler DBCIFBRL
This routine... Does this for Response-buffer-length...
DBCHINI writes
DBCHCL reads (CON; RSUP; IWPF; CMD; IRQ; CRQ)
Response-buffer-length is used by... To...
applications write

The value of zero indicates that DBCHCL is to use the default value from the HSHSPB bytes for the Response-buffer-length.

The application may change the value in Response-buffer-length. The minimum value is 256.

The maximum value is approximately. . . If Maximum-parcel is set to...
32767 O
65535 H
2,147,483,639 H, and the Teradata Database supports ExtendedRespond, as indicated by the DBCHQE Extended-response-support query.

The actual maximum may vary slightly with the version of the Teradata Database being used; the value may be obtained using the DBCHQE CLIv2-limits query.

If Two-response-buffers in the DBCAREA is set to ‘Y‘, each response buffer is the specified size.