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2356316 - ASE 632 error seen when using bcp with a large textsize parameter


When using bcp to extract text or image data and the -T textsize value exceeds 2147483647 (the max value), this will result in bcp sending a negative value for textsize.

As a result, a 632 error can be seen in the errorlog

Error: 632, Severity: 20, State: 2
Attempt to move memory with an incorrect length of -424509440. Maximum allowed length is 16384.
nserver: invalid send count -424509210



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • Sybase SDK

Problem has been seen and reproduced on

  • Solaris on Sparc 64bit


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; Sybase SDK 15.7


Sybase, ASEServer, SAPASE, dataserver, CR801151, CR#801151, 801151

  , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Bug Filed

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