17.10 - Total Length - 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 Total Length field specifies the length of the DBCAREA in bytes.

Language Variable Name
COBOL: DBCAREA-TOTAL-LEN
C: DBCAREA.H: total_len
Routine Action Taken
DBCHINI: reads
DBCHCL: reads
Used by Action Taken
application program writes

Total Length must be initialized by the application program before calling DBCHINI. The current length of the DBCAREA is 1024 bytes, but it is preferable to use a symbolic value rather than a constant.