When to Use the Single-Break Function | Basic Teradata Query - 17.00 - Single-Break - Basic Teradata Query

Basic Teradata® Query Reference

prodname
Basic Teradata Query
vrm_release
17.00
created_date
June 2020
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-2414-220K

The single-break function interrupts BTEQ while it processes a previous request. BTEQ displays:

BREAK Received. Input command:
For Windows BTEQ and BTEQWIN, users might need to wait for up to one minute after pressing CTRL+C before the BTEQ prompt BREAK Received. Input command: is displayed. BTEQ displays a message BREAK event detected. Please wait. when it is necessary to wait.