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Posting Yak Master

202 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-05 : 05:31:42
Hi guys

when i am inserting columns in a table, some of the rows are getting
afftected correctly while some other are showing the following warning.

Warning: Null value is eliminated by an aggregate or other SET operation.

could any one give the reason why it is coming...

Thanks in advance.


1870 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-05 : 05:37:05
The message tells you why.

You must be doing some kind of SELECT with an aggregate function the result of which is being inserted. The message means that part of the result set was a NULL, but that is being ignored because of other data being SUMed (or similar).

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Premature Yak Congratulator

22864 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-05 : 07:05:51
That is just a warning and wont affect the resultset


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Master Smack Fu Yak Hacker

6065 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-05 : 07:49:20
That message can be suppressed by issueing this statment:
set ansi_warnings off

however, if that statement is in an SP then the SP will be recompiled every time it is executed. Alternatively, you can issue the set statement in the session that is executing the stored procedure for the same result but with no recompile. But as madhivanan says, unless it is causing a problem with your application, you can just ignore it.

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