Microsoft KB Archive/103976
Article ID: 103976
Article Last Modified on 1/9/2003
- Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0 Professional Edition
This article was previously published under Q103976
When you open a database using ODBC and use the Execute method of the Database object or property with the SQL passthrough option (value 64) specified, the error "Invalid argument" (number 3001) incorrectly occurs.
Here are two possible workarounds. Use either one.
Use the ExecuteSQL. Its default is DB_SQLPASSTHROUGH:
i = db.ExecuteSQL("action statement")
Use CreateDynaset or CreateSnapshot with the SQL passthrough option to execute an SQL action statement. Then close the resulting recordset object immediately. Here's an example:
Dim ds As Dynaset Set ds = db.CreateDynaset("action statement", SQL_PASSTHROUGH) ds.Close
If you are using the data control, specify datacontrol.Database as the database variable as in this example:
' Enter the following two lines as one, single line: Set ds = Data1.Database.CreateDynaset("action statement", SQL_PASSTHROUGH)
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the products listed above. This problem was fixed in the Compatibility Layer (COMLYR.EXE) update.
Steps to Reproduce Problem
The following program results in the incorrect "Invalid argument" error.
Const DB_SQLPASSTHROUGH = &H40 Dim db As Database Set db = OpenDatabase("", False, False, "ODBC") db.Execute "action statement", DB_SQLPASSTHROUGH
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