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Re: How to get generated primary key?

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: Sven Köhler <skoehler(at)upb(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to get generated primary key?
Date: 2005-02-19 20:21:42
Message-ID: Pine.BSO.4.56.0502191517430.18612@leary.csoft.net (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 19 Feb 2005, [ISO-8859-15] Sven Köhler wrote:

> i know about the nextval and currval functions, but i don't like them, 
> since they don't apply to tables. To get the generated key, you have to 
> know the name of the sequence, not just the name of the table.

8.0 now offers the pg_get_serial_sequence function which may help you out.

> Does the JDBC-Driver implement the getGeneratedKeys() method?

No, see the many discussions of this in the archives, for example:

http://gborg.postgresql.org/project/pgjdbc/bugs/bugupdate.php?984

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-jdbc/2004-09/msg00190.php

Kris Jurka

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