17.10 - TD_ANYTYPE - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL External Routine Programming

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1147-171K
Language
English (United States)

Usage

A TD_ANYTYPE parameter type can accept any system-defined data type or user-defined type; therefore, the parameters are passed in as void *.

For details on the TD_ANYTYPE type, see Defining Functions that Use the TD_ANYTYPE Type.

Here is an example using TD_ANYTYPE in a UDF definition and C function declaration.

SQL Function Definition Equivalent C Function Declaration
CREATE FUNCTION F1 (
  A TD_ANYTYPE )
RETURNS TD_ANYTYPE
 ...;
void f1( void *a,
         void *result,
   ... )
{  ... }