Spurious warning: CRecordset not found in m_pDatabase->m_listRecordsets. - by Steve Wolf

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Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/19/2012 10:45:15 AM
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CRecordset::Close() issues incorrect TRACE message if it is not open: "WARNING: CRecordset not found in m_pDatabase->m_listRecordsets."

When a CRecordset has been opened, then it is registered with its associated CDatabase (and hence is added to m_listRecordsets).

However, if it is not open (or is never opened), then it is NOT registered with the database.

This is not an error - this is by design.  No open = no registration = should not be warning me about it.

It's just one more spurious, time-wasting thing to ignore in the trace output, that has to be verified every year or so to remind everyone that "no, there is nothing wrong with the database code, just some overzealous programmer at MS putting out a spurious warning message."
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Posted by Microsoft on 12/4/2012 at 11:16 AM
Hello Steve,

Thanks for the report. We have investigated and found that this issue is by design. The TRACE message is output because the CDatabase was not open when the CRecordset was associated with it, so the CRecordset was not added to the m_listRecordsets list (see the CRecordset constructor). The TRACE message is merely trying to alert you to this fact. I don't see any reason to change the behavior of the TRACE message in this scenario.

Pat Brenner
Visual C++ Libraries Development.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/26/2012 at 11:13 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 9:57 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 10:52 AM
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