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BUG #: 236456 (SHILOH_bugs)
If you use the Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Bcp.exe utility to insert records into a table in SQL Server 2000 that has at least one nullable CHAR(n) column (where n>1) before a TEXT column, the logreader may fail to read it and the following error message occurs:
The process could not execute 'sp_replcmds' on 'xxxx' Status: 0, code: 18773, text: 'Could not locate text information records for column 3 during command construction.'.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/ )How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
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