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2126553 - Under UTF8, sp_spaceusage raises error 19537 "Invalid syntax or illegal use of the USING clause" - ASE


  • Execution of sp_spaceusage:

sp_spaceusage 'archive using dbname = mydb', 'table','dbo.%', 'where ID>100 and TableName NOT LIKE "rs_%"

  • Procedure execution fails with Error 19537, citing sp_spaceusage_paramcheck:

Msg 19537, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'SYBASE', Procedure 'sp_spaceusage_paramcheck', Line 341:
Invalid syntax or illegal use of the USING clause. 

  • ASE default character set is UTF8
  • ASE default sort order is the general purpose case insensitive sort order:

server 'nocase' (ID = 52)
server on top of default character set:
server 'utf8' (ID = 190).



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

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