FIX: Implicit Conversion with Aggregate Functions Causes Overflow

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BUG #: 18642 (SQLBUG_65)
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SYMPTOMS

An arithmetic overflow occurs when an implicit conversion performs in a query that contains two or more aggregate functions.

WORKAROUND

To make sure that an implicit conversion with aggregate functions does not cause an arithmetic overflow try the following:


Perform an explicit conversion.

-or-

Execute the aggregate functions outside of the conversion query.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server version 6.5. This problem has been corrected in the Post Service Pack 5a Update for Microsoft SQL Server version 6.5. To install the Post Service Pack 5a Update, you must have either SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed.

For information about how to download and install the SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a, refer to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
197177 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a
If you already have SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed, you can download the Post SP5a Update from the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274036 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update
For more information, contact your primary support provider.

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Article ID: 225143 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a
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