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2927770 - Unable to replicate UNICODE character using user defined function string - SRS

Symptom

Set a table replication for table with a UNICODE column and having the following configuration:

  • There are columns defined with type Unicode Datatypes ( unichar – univarchar – unitext )
  • The SAP Replication Server is configured with a default character set other than UTF8
  • The parameter "unicode_format" is set to "ase" (check KBA 2445937)

The replication of the Unicode is working fine when executing a normal table replication
But, when the functions strings are updated manually, the replication of Unicode characters fails with :

  • If the character is in ASCII-7 code range, the character is correctly replicated
  • If the character is greater than ASCII-7 code range (character encoded with 2 bytes), its replication fails, and it is replaced by "?" in destination table.


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Environment

SAP Replication Server (SRS) 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Replication Server 16.0 ; SAP Replication Server, heterogeneous edition 16.0

Keywords

unicode, question mark, function string, UNICODE, unichar, univarchar, unitext, SRS, Rep Server, Replication Server , KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , BC-SYB-REP-HET , Replication Server Heterogeneous Edition (RSHE) , Bug Filed

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