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GCSE-358:Error:"Attempt to seek past the end of the file" when using Alteryx.read() on an empty incoming data source

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Error: “Attempt to seek past the end of the file”

 

Environment Details

 

Alteryx.read() method returns the following error for an empty incoming data source. This error starts happening from version 2020 and is not seen in versions prior to version 2020. 

 
DataWrap2WrigleyDb::GoRecord: Attempt to seek past the end of the file
 
  • Alteryx Designer
    • Version >= 2020

Example:

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Full error as seen from the Engine log:

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Cause


GCSE-358/TCPE-194 has been logged to handle the empty incoming data source without a code error.



Resolution

 

Until this is addressed, please refer to this article for the solution.



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