Prints in the error line the text corresponding to an error number and terminates the program.


   messageId INTEGER )
  1. messageId is a runtime error or an Informix® SQL error.


The err_quit() function prints the error message corresponding to the number passed as parameter. The message will be displayed in standard error stream and the program will terminate.

Important: IBM® Informix SQL message numbers can only be supported, if the program is connected to an Informix database, and an SQL error occurred just before calling this function. Do not use this function in the context of SQL execution, when using different type of database servers.