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Serious Serious
Reported By: Tony Robinson
Reported On: 12/12/2000
For: Version 2.05 Build 1
# 681 Assigning an Invalid Date During Editing of a Record in a Table Cause DBSYS To Hang

Sloppy code on my part allowed me to assign the following value to a date field: 0098-10-12 (as displayed in the db utility with ANSI Standard as the language setting). My application accepts this as a valid date, which it is I guess. However the year should be 1998, so I tried to change the value in the DBISAM database program - which then freezes and the machine runs out of resources within a few seconds.

Comments Comments
The problem is caused by the OldValue property trying to convert an invalid date to a string for display during a display procedure, thus causing a repetitive invalid variant type conversion error.

Resolution Resolution
Fixed Problem on 12/13/2000 in version 2.06 build 1