16.20 - Language-id - 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

Language-id is a four-byte field that specifies the language to be used for all CLIv2 error messages returned in the Message-text DBCAREA field, and that were associated with the session being connected. The value specifies a two-character Language-id.

If a language is commonly used in several countries, the Country-id can be used to select messages that are unique to that country. The Language-id is defined by the ISO 639 standard. The entire value is in EBCDIC, and both lowercase and uppercase characters are permitted.

In this language... The variable name for Language-id is...
COBOL DBCNILID
PL/I DBCNILID
C, C++ dbcniLid (case is significant)
IBM Assembler DBCNILID
This routine... Does this for Language-id. . .
DBCHINI writes
DBCHCL reads (CON)
Language-id is used by... To...
applications write