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  1. Preface
  2. The Transformation Language
  3. Constants
  4. Operators
  5. Dates
  6. Functions
  7. Creating Custom Functions
  8. Custom Function API Reference
  9. POWERCENTERHELP

Transformation Language Reference

Transformation Language Reference

The LIBRARY Element

The LIBRARY Element

Use the LIBRARY element to specify the compiled shared libraries for the custom function.
The following table shows the attributes of the LIBRARY element:
Attribute
Required/
Optional
Description
NAME
Required
Name of the compiled shared library.
OSTYPE
Required
Operating system for which you compiled the shared library.
TYPE
Required
Type of shared library. Specify one of the following types:
  • VALIDATION. Library the PowerCenter Client uses to retrieve the custom function description and validate the function invocation, such as the return type and number of arguments.
  • SERVER. Library the PowerCenter Integration Service uses to execute the function call.