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2776617 - sp_rename raises 17240 when square brackets used - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • sp_rename raises error 17240
  • square brackets are being used as quotes around names
  • names contain characters that are not normally allowed in identifiers (Valid characters are letters, numbers, the symbols #, @, _, and currency symbols such as $ (dollars), ¥ (yen), and £ (pound sterling). Identifiers cannot include special characters such as !, %, ^, &, *, and . or embedded spaces.)
  • No error raised if quotation marks used instead of square brackets

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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition (ASE CE)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 Cluster Edition ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 Cluster Edition ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition 15.5 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition 15.7

Keywords

Sybase, ASEServer, SAPASE, dataserver, sp_rename, quoted_identifier, quote, name, object, square, bracket , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Bug Filed

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