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what cause stack overflow in SQLSERVER CE Update?

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Assuming I do not have recursion or an infinite loop (I have checked), what should I be looking for as a possible cause of a stackoverflow exception in this line of the attached code..

SQLCeAdapter.UpdateCommand.ExecuteNonQuery()

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Public Function UpdateSQLwithVars(ByVal strsql As String, ByVal vars As ArrayList, ByRef lex As LastException) As Boolean


        Dim SQLCeAdapter As System.Data.SqlServerCe.SqlCeDataAdapter = Nothing
        Dim sparm As SqlServerCe.SqlCeParameter
        Dim retval As Boolean = True
        Dim sqlcomm As New SqlServerCe.SqlCeCommand
        sqlcomm.Connection = _conobj
        sqlcomm.CommandText = strsql

        Try
            SQLCeAdapter = New System.Data.SqlServerCe.SqlCeDataAdapter(strsql, _conobj)
            SQLCeAdapter.UpdateCommand = sqlcomm
            For Each sparm In vars
                SQLCeAdapter.UpdateCommand.Parameters.Add(sparm)
            Next
            SQLCeAdapter.UpdateCommand.ExecuteNonQuery()

        Catch ex As Exception
            retval = False
            lex.ErrorMessage = ex.Message
            If Not ex.InnerException Is Nothing Then
                lex.ErrorMessage = lex.ErrorMessage & vbCrLf & ex.InnerException.Message
            End If

        Finally
            If Not SQLCeAdapter Is Nothing Then
                SQLCeAdapter.Dispose()
            End If

        End Try

        Return retval

    End Function

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does the strsql is a simple query? does it call a stored procedure which might cause this?
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what vars As ArrayList looks like?
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"UPDATE CommandCodes SET VerbalCommand = @xVerbalCommand Where CommandNo = @xCommandNo"

sqlvars(1) = New System.Data.SqlServerCe.SqlCeParameter
sqlvars(1).ParameterName = "@xVerbalCommand"
sqlvars(1).SqlDbType = System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar
 sqlvars(1).Value = vc.VerbalCommand    (= "Start your engine.")


sqlvars(10) = New System.Data.SqlServerCe.SqlCeParameter
sqlvars(10).ParameterName = "@xCommandNo"
sqlvars(10).SqlDbType = System.Data.SqlDbType.Int
sqlvars(10).Value = vc.CommandNo    (= 5)

vars = New ArrayList
vars.Add(sqlvars(1))
vars.Add(sqlvars(10))

CommandCodes Table:
-------------------------------------
CommandNo Int(4)
VerbalCommand nvarchar(300)


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Stack overflow means endless circular execution. Do you have OnUpdate triggers?
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It was not really the answer, but with what I gave you to work with, it was a good attempt.  ( I stated that I had checked for a circular execution in the code, but I did not check closely enough!)
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