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Re: Return row after a Insert

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Return row after a Insert
Date: 2010-03-29 07:44:14
Message-ID: 20100329074414.GC21944@a-kretschmer.de (view raw or flat)
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In response to Carel Combrink :
> I have a Table that looks something like this:
> 
> CREATE TABLE My_Table(
> 	Entry		integer PRIMARY KEY DEFAULT nextval('Number'),
> 	TimeInsert	timestamp DEFAULT current_timestamp,
> 	Severity	ENUM_Severity NOT NULL,
> 	String	varchar(512)
> );
> 
> where Number is a SEQUENCE and ENUM_Severity is an ENUM
> 
> There are 2 things I want to do.
> 
> After an INSERT statement I want to be able to know what was the  
> 'Entry' number I just added. I was thinking on creating an AFTER  

You can use RETURNING *
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-insert.html

Or just for the SERIAL currval().


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