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2160350 - Bcp out command fails with 'Fatal error: memory allocation failed' - SAP ASE


  • A bcp out command using large value for -T option fails with:

bcp64 tempdb..a out a.bcp -Usa -PSybase123 -Sase63 -c -T2147483135

Starting copy...
Fatal error: memory allocation failed.
bcp copy out failed

  • bcp out succeeds when using smaller size in -T option:

bcp64 tempdb..a out a.bcp -Usa -PSybase123 -Sase63 -c -T2147483134



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) All Versions
  • Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK) 15.7


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


"Adaptive Server Enterprise", OCS , KBA , bulk copy , bulkcopy , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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