FIX: Using Wildcard Operator '%' with LIKE May Produce Inconsistent Row Patterns

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Article ID: 237793 - View products that this article applies to.
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BUG #: 55911 (SQLBUG_70)
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SYMPTOMS

Queries containing the LIKE operator in a where clause, using a wildcard search, concatenated with the base column value, on a column involved in an index may produce inconsistent row patterns.

The following query is an example of when this problem may occur:
SELECT *
FROM T1 A, T2 B 
WHERE B.T2ID LIKE A.T1ID +'%'
AND A.T1CHAR LIKE 'ABC%'
				

STATUS

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.

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Article ID: 237793 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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