Incorrect wording for options -m and -V in the topic for SQLCMD - by Erland Sommarskog

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ID 774424 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 12/14/2012 3:03:36 PM
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Description

The text for the option -m includes this text:

   Controls which error messages are sent to stdout. Messages that have a severity level
   less  than or equal to this level are sent.

This seemed so funny that I had to test it, and indeed "less" should be "greater".

The text for the -V option includes:

   Error messages that have severity levels less than or equal to this value set    
   ERRORLEVEL. 

Again, "less" should be "greater".

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Posted by Microsoft on 12/22/2012 at 1:21 AM
Confirmed that you are correct. I just checked in the updates. I think this will be on MSDN on or around Jan. 21.
Posted by Microsoft on 12/21/2012 at 3:04 AM
Hi Erland,

I have this bug now and will investigate. Any update should be on MSDN by end of January. Will udpate this bug again after I check in change.

David Schwartz