FIX: Error 16943 When Dropping Pull Subscription with 'ALL' as Parameter Value

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BUG #: 53658 (SQLBUG_70)
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The following error message is returned when you try to drop a Pull subscription using sp_droppullsubscription with 'ALL' as the parameter value for any of the parameters:
Server: Msg 16943, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_droppullsubscription
Could not complete cursor operation because the table schema changed after the cursor was declared.
However, the subscriptions are dropped correctly.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232570INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.

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The error message can be ignored since the subscriptions are dropped correctly.


For more information on sp_droppullsubscription, refer to SQL Server Books Online.


Article ID: 232522 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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