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FIX: bcp utility causes an access violation when you import data that has a mismatch field for a data column

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When you use the bcp command prompt utility, an access violation occurs when all the following conditions are true:
  • You use the bcp utility.
  • You use a wrong format file.
  • You try to log the error information by using the -e switch option of the bcp utility.
The file that you specified for storing the error log is created but no information is stored.

Note A format file is used to store the format information for each field in a data file. The format information includes information about the storage type, prefix length, field length, and field and row terminators.

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The bcp utility cannot create an error log by using the -e switch option if the wrong format file is used to import data from a text file.

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To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389� How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Call Stack

ChildEBP RetAddr Args to Child 00107d78 1f9f6c0c 00107d94 000000c8 20202020 SQLSRV32!numerictostring+0x18 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlccnvt.c @ 4871] 00107e7c 1f9d9659 00138810 00000002 00e33d40 SQLSRV32!ConvertToChar+0x412 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlccnvt.c @ 841] 00107ea8 1f9e9592 00138810 20202020 00000002 SQLSRV32!Convert+0x202 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlccnvt.c @ 289] 00108034 1f9ec4f6 00138810 00109cbd 00000006 SQLSRV32!bcpLog+0x4b5 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlcbcp.c @ 5936] 001080f4 1f9eec1d 00138810 00cfa3c8 0000036c SQLSRV32!SendRow+0xb0b [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlcbcp.c @ 7152] 00108140 1f9eed52 00138810 00000001 00cfa3c8 SQLSRV32!bcpSendRecord+0x5eb [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlcbcp.c @ 5732] 00108170 1f9eef4d 00099348 00000000 7ffdf000 SQLSRV32!bcpSend+0x11f [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlcbcp.c @ 5370] 00108198 1f9b17ac 00138810 0012fef0 00000000 SQLSRV32!BCP_exec+0x52 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlcbcp.c @ 1307] 001081b0 00404cf2 007c14a8 0012fef0 00000000 odbcbcp!bcp_exec+0x4d [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\odbcbcp\bcpstub.c @ 309] WARNING: Stack unwind information not available. Following frames may be wrong. 0012ff80 00405b79 00000009 008c2bb0 008c2c88 image00400000+0x4cf2 0012ffc0 77ea847c 00099348 00000000 7ffdf000 image00400000+0x5b79 0012fff0 00000000 00405ab4 00000000 000000c8 KERNEL32!ProcessIdToSessionId+0x17d 0:000> r eax=00107d94 ebx=20202020 ecx=00000002 edx=00000001 esi=20202023 edi=00107ce0 eip=1f9f6756 esp=00107c58 ebp=00107d78 iopl=0 nv up ei pl zr na po nc cs=001b ss=0023 ds=0023 es=0023 fs=003b gs=0000 efl=00010246 SQLSRV32!numerictostring+0x18: 1f9f6756 a5 movsd ds:20202023=???????? es:00107ce0=77f82fc0 0:000> u SQLSRV32!numerictostring SQLSRV32!numerictostring [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlccnvt.c @ 4857]: 1f9f673e 55 push ebp 1f9f673f 8bec mov ebp,esp 1f9f6741 81ec18010000 sub esp,0x118 1f9f6747 8365fc00 and dword ptr [ebp-0x4],0x0 1f9f674b 56 push esi 1f9f674c 57 push edi 1f9f674d 8d7303 lea esi,[ebx+0x3] 1f9f6750 8dbd68ffffff lea edi,[ebp-0x98] 0:000> u SQLSRV32!numerictostring+0x18 [d:\mdac27sp1qfeforshilohsp3rtm\sqlinterfaces\odbc\drivers\sqlsrvr\sqlccnvt.c @ 4871]: 1f9f6756 a5 movsd 1f9f6757 a5 movsd 1f9f6758 a5 movsd 1f9f6759 8d8568ffffff lea eax,[ebp-0x98] 1f9f675f 8945f4 mov [ebp-0xc],eax 1f9f6762 8a4302 mov al,[ebx+0x2] 1f9f6765 8d8de8feffff lea ecx,[ebp-0x118] 1f9f676b a5 movsd

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For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684� Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about the bcp utility, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:

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Keywords: KB883710, kbqfe, kbmdac280sp1fix, kbmemory, kbsqlclient, kbfix

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Article Info
Article ID : 883710
Revision : 4
Created on : 3/14/2007
Published on : 3/14/2007
Exists online : False
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