17.10 - Getting the Length of a LOB - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL External Routine Programming

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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July 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

To get the length in bytes of a LOB, use the FNC_GetLobLength Teradata library function. The function returns the length as an FNC_LobLength_t type, defined in the sqltypes_td.h header file like this:

typedef unsigned long FNC_LobLength_t;

For detailed information on FNC_GetLobLength, see C Library Functions.