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BUG #: 101381 (SQLBUG_70)
When querying a linked server, the SQL Server query processor may convert a query that contains
The second syntax is not required for SQL-92 entry level compliance, and some linked servers may generate an error with this syntax.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301511NOTE: The following hotfix was created prior to Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 4.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301511/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
NOTE: Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the preceding files may also contain additional files.
File name Platform ---------------------- s70984i.exe Intel
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 4.
REFERENCESFor more information about linked server queries, refer to the "Four Part Naming" topic in SQL Server Books Online.