17.10 - Character Set Pointer - Call-Level Interface Version 2

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

Product
Call-Level Interface Version 2
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
October 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-2418-061K
Language
English (United States)

Usage Notes

The Character Set Pointer field specifies the address of a one-byte character set code or a thirty-byte character set name. It also specifies the character set to be used on this and subsequent requests and responses.

The following character sets that are supplied by the server are known to CLIv2:

EBCDIC
EBCDIC037_0E
KANJIEBCDIC5026_0I
KANJIEBCDIC5035_0I
KATAKANAEBCDIC
ASCII
LATIN1_0A
LATIN9_0A
UTF16
UTF8
KANJIEUC_0U
KANJISJIS_0S
In the clispb.dat file, Character Set Pointer is called charset_id. The field contains either the character set code or the character set name.
Language Variable Name
COBOL: DBCAREA-CSC-PTR
C: DBCAREA.H: inter_ptr
Routine Action Taken
DBCHINI: writes
DBCHCL: reads
Used by Action Taken
application program writes

This field is used in conjunction with the Set Character Set field in the options fields.