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ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 File Geodatabase SQL WHERE Clause Patch

Summary

This patch solves an issue with WHERE clauses that contain a numeric value with a decimal point. They can fail on a machine with a locale set to a language that uses a comma as the decimal, such as French or German.

Description

Introduction

ESRI® announces the ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 File Geodatabase SQL WHERE Clause Patch. This patch solves an issue with WHERE clauses that contain a numeric value with a decimal point. They can fail on a machine with a locale set to a language that uses a comma as the decimal, such as French or German. The specific issues addressed in this patch are listed below.

Issues Addressed with this Patch


  • NIM036983 - On a computer whose locale is set to a language that uses a comma as the decimal separator, such as French or German, attribute queries that contains a decimal point fail. (This does not fail in all cases, please see Technical Article 35291 for more details.)

Files Installed in this Patch


  • Under the \ArcGIS\Bin folder:

      FdaCoreLib.dll

Installing this Patch on Windows


ArcGIS 9.3 must be installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Make sure you have write access to your installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS 9.3.


  2. Download ArcGIS-93-GDBSQL-Patch.EXE to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  3. Double-click the setup file to start the install process.

  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

Installation Notes:

Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed

To check for the presence of a Patch, for each file examine the File version information (right click, properties, version tab). With only a few exceptions, all files modified as part of a Patch distribution can be uniquely identified in this manner. The File version for this Patch should read:

    9.3.0.1775

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Service Pack. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.