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2163464 - DBLIB: When calling DBDEAD on killed spid, after dbpoll() is called, returns false - SAP SDK


  • Migrating from OCS 12.5 SuSE to 15.7 RHEL.
  • Application is single connection to the ASE database server.
  • Sometimes application kills the ASE spid due to some un-related issue.
  • The handler code will check status with DBDEAD and then re-connect if there is no connection.
  • Manual intervention required on RHEL platform since the DBDEAD macro is returning false (connection live) when checking status from db_poll().



  • SAP Software Developers Kit (SDK) 15.7 SP130 (Using DBLIB API)
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • Linux on x86_64 64 bit
    • Redhat EL 5.0, 6.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase SDK 12.5 ; Sybase SDK 15.0 ; Sybase SDK 15.5 ; Sybase SDK 15.7 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


DB LIB, DB Library, CR#775560, CR775560, 775560 , KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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