FIX: White space is removed if a message is processed by a mapping operation that is included in a Construct Message shape in BizTalk Server

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Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009, or Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010.
  • You have a BizTalk project that has been deployed. The BizTalk project has an orchestration, and the orchestration has a Construct Message shape.
  • A mapping operation is included in the Construct Message shape. For example, a Transform shape is included in the Construct Message shape.
  • You receive an incoming message that contains some white-space characters.
  • The mapping operation processes the message.
In this scenario, the white-space characters are removed from the output message.

Notes
  • This issue occurs even if PreserveWhitespace flag is set to true.
  • This issue does not occur in BizTalk Server 2006 R2 or in BizTalk Server 2009, or in BizTalk Server 2010.


Cause

This issue occurs because of an error in the XLANG engine of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1 or in BizTalk Server 2009 or in BizTalk Server 2010.

Resolution


Cumulative update information



BizTalk Server 2006 R2


The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 4 for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1.

For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2682056Cumulative update package 4 for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1

BizTalk Server 2010

For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2497789 Cumulative update package 1 for BizTalk 2010

BizTalk Server 2009

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 3 for BizTalk Server 2009.

For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2557149 Cumulative update package 3 for BizTalk 2009

Hotfix information

For BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.xlangs.engine.dll3.6.2228.12272,24004-Jan-201117:27x86

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

This hotfix changes the default whitespace behavior during transforms. For more information about this and about how to revert to the previous behavior, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2786241 Change in Default Whitespace Behavior in BizTalk
For more information about BizTalk Server hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2003907 Information on BizTalk Server hotfixes

Properties

Article ID: 2492255 - Last Review: April 17, 2013 - Revision: 7.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Branch Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Branch
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Developer
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Standard
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