FIX: ANSI Join with DATEDIFF in the SELECT List May Cause Error 8624

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Article ID: 230268 - View products that this article applies to.
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BUG #: 55297 (SQLBUG_70)
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A SELECT query involving DATEDIFF, AGGREGATE, and ANSI SQL-92 join syntax may receive the following error message:
Server: Msg 8624 , Level 16 , State 7 , Line 1
Internal SQL Server Error


To avoid the error message, use the ( *=, =*, or =) Transact-SQL join syntax.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.


Article ID: 230268 - Last Review: March 14, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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