17.10 - DBCAREA - Call-Level Interface Version 2

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

Call-Level Interface Version 2
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Release Date
October 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

The DBCAREA is the communication structure between an application and CLI. Applications use it to forward control and data information. CLI uses it to return control and data information.

An application may use a single DBCAREA or multiple DBCAREAs. CLI retains no knowledge of a particular DBCAREA across multiple CLI calls. CLI is concerned only with the values for DBCAREA that are meaningful to the routine called.