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BUG #: 54703 (SQLBUG_70)
When attempting to replay a trace captured with SQL Profiler that contains prepared cursor statements (sp_cursorprepare), the following error may occur:
This error occurs when the query is submitted as a parameterized query, but no parameter markers are actually supplied, resulting in the second parameter value being NULL.
Server: Msg 16902, Level 16, State 21, Line 0
sp_cursorprepare: The value of parameter 'paramdef' is invalid.
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:
254561For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/254561/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
Beginning in SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 2, SQL Server accepts NULL as a valid second parameter to sp_cursorprepare and does not generate an error in this situation.