Service Pack 2 prevents an on-change workflow from starting itself
Hello all, Stephen here again — I’m a writer for SharePoint Designer. I’d like to tell you about a fix that was included in Service Pack 2 for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. This fix affects workflows designed in SharePoint Designer 2007. Then I’ll show you how to intentionally create a workflow loop by using two workflows instead of one.
Before Service Pack 2, it was too easy to inadvertently design a workflow that triggered itself and created an infinite loop. For example, consider this scenario: