mzcoyle

UpdateCursor problems with AddJoin

Discussion created by mzcoyle on Sep 27, 2011
Latest reply on Sep 28, 2011 by mzcoyle
Background: When trying to improve speed of script, changed JoinField tool to AddJoin tool. The former was taking over 3 hours to join, the later a few seconds.

Later in the script when trying to create an UpdateCursor I get an error when using the temporary join (AddJoin).

Previously ran fine with permanent join (JoinField). Or when exported after temporary join.

Is this normal or a bug? Does anyone know of a faster way to process joined data?

Edit:
Line giving error:
rows = arcpy.UpdateCursor(calc_table)

Error received:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<pyshell#15>", line 1, in <module>
    rows = arcpy.UpdateCursor(calc_table)
  File "C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\arcpy\arcpy\__init__.py", line 825, in UpdateCursor
    return gp.updateCursor(*args)
  File "C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\arcpy\arcpy\geoprocessing\_base.py", line 362, in updateCursor
    self._gp.UpdateCursor(*gp_fixargs(args)))
RuntimeError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function.)

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