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Why does the SE_shape_generate_buffer function fail with a -1 SE_FAILURE when the x, y units are set to 1000000?
The SE_shape_generate_buffer function returns a -1 when the x,y units are set to 1000000. This is caused by an internal four-integer unit that is collapsing the polygons.
To work around this problem, use a different system unit value when creating the data.
This problem is addressed in ArcGIS 8.1 Service Pack 1. See the Related Information section to download this pack.