> >> Right now, we allow PRIMARY to auto-create an index.
> >> Can we have something to auto-create sequences, instead of the more
> >> complicated CREATE SEQUENCE process.
> >> Perhaps use the data type SERIAL to autocreate a sequence. Should
> >> make life easier for novices. We are getting too many sequence
> >> questions.
> >That would be possible. I'd be happier doing it for v6.5, since I'm
> >hoping to work on docs in the meantime. Of course, maybe it would be
> >easy :)
> >What should the syntax be exactly?
> > CREATE TABLE t (s SERIAL);
> exactly this. :-) (like in Informix)
> Informix also allows to specify a starting value like:
> create table t (s serial(1000));
> defaulting to 1 but I think this additional syntax is rather misleading
Thanks to Thomas, this will be in 6.4.
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