FIX: Selection of a Text Column From Keyset Cursor Defined as Join Might Cause Access Violation

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BUG #: 17761 (SQLBUG_65)
SYMPTOMS
A handled access violation might occur under the following conditions:

  • A text column is selected from a keyset cursor.
  • The cursor is based on a join of two tables.
  • Both tables have a unique index.
This exception error is reported in the SQL Server errorlog and the client connection is disconnected.

WORKAROUND
Use a cursor type other than keyset.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server version 6.5. This problem has been corrected in the Post Service Pack 5a Update for Microsoft SQL Server version 6.5. To install the Post Service Pack 5a Update, you must have either SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed.

For information about how to download and install the SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a, refer to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
197177 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5a
If you already have SQL Server 6.5 SP5 or SP5a installed, you can download the Post SP5a Update from the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274036 INF: How to Obtain SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update
For more information, contact your primary support provider.
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Article ID: 271848 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 00:45:13 - Revision: 4.0

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