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2515028 - Bulk copy allows NaN and InF to be inserted into float and real columns - SDK for SAP ASE


  • NaN (not a number) or InF (infinity) was inserted into the primary ASE server using the bulk library routine.
  • ASE does not raise any error.
  • If the data is setup to be replicated into other target server, the following error can be found in the SRS errorlog:
    E. 2017/08/03 08:51:16. ERROR #32061 DIST(104 repASE.baddb) - de/generic/nrm/nrm.c(12604)
    Literal 'nan.0' cannot be converted to native datatype 'float' (val_name 'b')



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Replication Server (SRS)
  • SAP Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Software Developer Kit (SDK) 16.0
  • Open Client Client-Library
    • ctlib
  • jConnect
    • JDBC 7.07
    • JDBC 16 (is version 7.07)
  • java


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


CR773230, CR#773230, 773230, 32061, real, datatype, NaN, InF, float, CR813566, CR# 813566, CR#813566, CR813806, CR#813806, CR# 813806, jconn, jconn4, jconn4.jar , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Bug Filed

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