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Re: [HACKERS] sequences

From: "Vadim B(dot) Mikheev" <vadim(at)sable(dot)krasnoyarsk(dot)su>
To: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] sequences
Date: 1998-02-26 03:40:23
Message-ID: 34F4E427.75B79BD3@sable.krasnoyarsk.su (view raw or flat)
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Brett McCormick wrote:
> 
> Are there any plans to implement oid-style functionality for
> sequences, such as returning the nextval in the result tuple somehow?
> 
> Is it at all possible to implement?  That is one very nice thing about
> using oid instead, is that it comes back in PQoidStatus.  I probably
> won't stop using oids until this is possible (i've got my own restore
> which "preserves" (i.e. renumbers) oid references)

Not possible - sequences are just "a gear", user can use more than
one sequences in inserts, etc...

But we could return PRIMARY KEY of affected tuple if it exists!
I kept this feature in mind when thought about removing OID...

Comments ?

Vadim

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