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SSIS 2008 data type bug

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


I am using SSIS 2008, I set a varaible @t1 to data type CHAR and set the value to Y next I used an Execute SQL Task with an ADO.NET connection to SQL 2008 R2 database to insert this the value of @t1 into a test table with only 1 column of data type NCHAR(1):

insert into test1

On the Parameter Mapping section of this task I put the Data Type as String and initially set the Parameter size to -1  

The only problem is it tries to insert a 2 character numeric value into the SQL table. If I set the value of @t1 to N the parameter mapping seems to convert this to 78, when I set the value of @t1 to Y the parameter mapping converts this to 89 it looks like it converts the character to an ASCII code.

Is this meant to be the intended behaviour, as all I wanted to do was insert the actual character into the destination column and not the ASCII code?



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