16.20 - Client-Server External Procedure Code Specification - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

You must specify whether the external procedure code for include files, object files, and source files is located on the client system or on the Teradata platform system. To do this, you specify C for client or S for server.

External procedure code for library and package files is always located on the Teradata platform, but you still must specify the S location code for any library or package file paths you specify.

The character used to separate entities in the path specification is platform-specific when the file is stored on a client system, but not when the file is on the Teradata platform.

The following table provides more information about writing the client and server location specifications for include, object, or source files.

IF you specify this location code … THEN you …
C must format the specification in the form required by the client application, for example, BTEQ.

Refer to the appropriate client documentation for information about the required form of presentation.

S can use either the SOLIDUS character (/) or the REVERSE SOLIDUS character (\) as the separator in the path specification for all platform operating systems.