16.20 - tdr.Write - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL External Routine Programming

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
April 2020
Content Type
Programming Reference
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English (United States)


Writes a row to the output stream.


tdr.Write(  handle  )
Parameter type: raw vector

The handle of the output stream returned by the tdr.Open function.

Return Value

An integer indicating one of the following results.

Return Code Description
0 The operation was successful.
-1 The end of stream was reached.
-2 The table operator aborted.
-3 The input parameter has an invalid type.
-4 The input parameter has an invalid value.
-5 This function was called from the contract function.

Usage Notes

Before you call this function, you must call the tdr.Open function to open the output stream. Then pass the handle returned from tdr.Open as an argument to this function.

This function is valid only if called from the table operator.

Example: Write the Current Row to the Spool

The following statement writes the current row to the spool. Before calling tdr.Write, you must set the values of individual attributes in the current row using the tdr.SetAttributeByNdx function.

tdr.Write( outHandle );