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From: "Kevin McArthur" <Kevin(at)StormTide(dot)ca>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
Cc: <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Date: 2005-07-30 02:39:36
Message-ID: 000b01c594af$eda183a0$0701a8c0@kdesktop (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-patches
Here here on this one.

With the deprecation of oids on the horizon insert returning is to be 
extremely important. It's use with the uniqueidentifier mod would be really 
really helpful.

On a similar note, is anyone working on the ability to have a column default 
as the product of a function on another column of the same row. I know this 
can be done as a trigger but something like CREATE TABLE abc (name text not 
null unique, hash not null default somehashfunc(name)); would be very 
convenient, and of course with the ability to get the product back with 
insert returning.

Kevin McArthur

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
Cc: <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 7:26 PM

> Are you still working on completing this?
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Attached is a patch (by Gavin Sherry, fixed up to apply to 8.1 by me) 
>> that
>> implements INSERT ... RETURNING functionality.
>> It does work for the common case of RETURNING the value of a 
>> serial/sequence
>> column, but gets confused when returning results out-of-order (CREATE 
>> TABLE x
>> (a int, b int), INSERT ... RETURNING b, a) and doesn't let you specify 
>> the same
>> column multiple times (INSERT ... RETURNING b, b). These will be 
>> addressed
>> soon.
>> Regards,
>> Omar Kilani
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