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BUG #: 58467 (SQLBUG_70)
Under the following conditions, use of the OPENQUERY or OPENROWSET function with a DB2 linked server may return decimal data with the decimal point incorrectly placed:
The OPENROWSET function also exhibits the same symptoms.
The results from both the OPENQUERY and OPENROWSET functions are returned as rowsets from the provider. The data is then incorrectly retrieved from the rowsets.
To work around this problem, use one of these two methods:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7. For information about how to download and install the latest SQL Server Service Pack, see the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/previousversions/downloads/servicepacks.mspxFor more information, contact your primary support provider.
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