The fix that you sent (cwbodbc.dll) has fixed PMR 66067-- Thanks! I assume
it will also be included in the next CA Express V4R4 service pack, so that
we will not have to worry about upgrading int he future?

Also, please note 28556 should remain open- this is unrelated to this fix.



-----Original Message-----
From: <>
To: Mark Ebling <mark.ebling@HYPERE.COM>; Luther Ananda Miller
Date: Thursday, 14 October 1999 13:13
Subject: PMR 28556

>We have had a reply from the developers on the abovementioned PMR :
>    'After some discussion with other ODBC specialists and some
>    development involvement please see SA85355.  I have attached
>    the testfix for this apar to ISTWORLD as a response to your
>    entry so you should be able to get the testfix.
>    Now more importantly I need you to point the customer to the
>    SQL Reference.  Chapter 2 talks about Language Elements.
>    Under the section labeled Tokens you will find a paragraph
>    about 'spaces'.  This very explicity states that tokens must
>    be followed by 'space'.  For this reason I would recommend to
>    the customer avoid leaving the spaces out in his application.
>    Essentially the customer is counting on the ODBC parser to
>    handle this correctly. There is no guarantee that we will
>    always handle cases like this correctly in our parser.
>    The suggestion is just to make the customer aware and
>    hopefully avoid any future problems for the customer.'
>This testfix is for file CWBODBC.DLL.
>We recommend that you take the following steps:
>1.  Rename your current copy of CWBODBC.DLL to perhaps CWBODBC.OLD,
>2.  Detach this copy of CWBODBC.DLL to your PC.
>3.  Reboot the PC
>4.  Retest the problem.
>Following is the problem description for SA85355 :
>The Client Access Express ODBC driver will incorrectly report
> the SQL statement type as 'Other' when the statement used TAB
> characters to delimit the tokens rather than spaces.  This
> results in an error when the prepared statement is executed.
> The error reported on the PC is MSGSQL0518 Prepared statement
> not found.  This is a problem in the token parsing so using
> spaces in the SQL statement rather than TABs will circumvent the
> problem.
>Please advise the outcome of this testfix.
>Many thanks..........
>(See attached file: cwbodbc.dll)
> Regards
>   Barbara Bungate
>   Software Service Specialist - IBM Support Centre
>   IBM Australia Limited, 55 Coonara Avenue, West Pennant Hills  NSW  2125.
>   Phone 61-2-9354-4514   Fax  61-2-9894- 0856

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