17.10 - Message Length Returned - 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 Message Length Returned field is a 2-byte field that is the length of the message returned by CLI. The message is returned to the area pointed to by the Message Area Pointer field.

The value is equal or less than the maximum length of a message that can be returned in that area.

Language Variable Name
COBOL: DBCOMSGL
C: DBCAREA.H: dbcoMsgL (case-sensitive)
Routine Action Taken
DBCHINI: writes
DBCHCL: writes
Used by Action Taken
application program reads

Information in this field is valid only if a Message Area Pointer is specified.