Request-pointer is a four byte field that specifies the address of the request string.
|In this language...||The variable name for Request-pointer is...|
|This routine...||Does this for Request-pointer...|
|DBCHCL||reads (IRQ; IWPF; CMD; CRQ)|
|Request-pointer is used by...||To...|
Before calling DBCHCL for the Initiate Request function, the application must build a request string, such as a Teradata SQL request.
|If Varying-length-request is set to...||Then Request-pointer must contain the address of...|
|N||the beginning of the request string.|
|Y||the two-byte length field immediately preceding the request string (see Varying-length-request).|
The request string should not be enclosed in apostrophes.
If there is more than one statement in the request, a semicolon must separate the statements. A semicolon after the last statement in the request is optional.