Microsoft KB Archive/246598
Article ID: 246598
Article Last Modified on 3/14/2006
- Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q246598
BUG #: 53838 (SQLBUG_70)
When the same column is listed multiple times in a GROUP BY clause that uses the CUBE operator, you may receive the following Access Violation (AV) error message:
Use table aliases and qualify the multiple instances of the column in the GROUP BY clause with the aliases.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.
Steps To Reproduce The Problem
Query 1 demonstrates the problem while Query 2 uses table aliases to work around the problem.
USE tempdb GO DROP TABLE t1 GO CREATE TABLE t1(c1 INT) GO SELECT c1 FROM t1 GROUP BY c1, c1, c1, c1 WITH CUBE GO
USE tempdb GO DROP TABLE t1 go CREATE TABLE t1(c1 INT) GO SELECT a.c1 FROM t1 a, t1 b, t1 c, t1 d GROUP BY a.c1, b.c1, c.c1, d.c1 WITH CUBE GO
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