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Apostrophes in DTS package names

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello, I hope I've found the right forum for my question. We are currently migrating from SQL 2000 to 2008 and have a large number of DTS packages that we will continue to need (a lot of them have embedded ActiveX script so aren't easy candidates for conversion). We have successfully used DTS Backup 2000 to transfer them from 2000 to 2008. However any package with an apostrophe in its name won't open from SSMS 2008, we just get the 'select package' dialog that usually lists the version of the package, but in this case it is empty. I profiled the SQL and the key part is this call: exec sp_executesql N'exec msdb..sp_enum_dtspackages @P1, null, null, @P2, @P3',N'@P1 nvarchar(77),@P2 int,@P3 nvarchar(38)',N'Acquistions and Disposals - insert today''s transactions into database PART 2',4,N'{24515AA0-DD31-4E5D-94E5-41E7230D9DD2}' It looks like SSMS is double-escaping the apostrophe. I could obviously rename the package without the quote but for several reasons I'd rather not. Has anyone else hit this issue? Thanks in advance for your help. Chris 

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