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Re: session_id

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: abief_ag_-postgresql(at)yahoo(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: session_id
Date: 2004-11-17 15:24:23
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Riccardo G. Facchini wrote:
>>Add a new sequence to your database:
>>   CREATE SEQUENCE my_session_id;
>>Then, at the start of every session:
>>   SELECT nextval('my_session_id');
>>and whenever you need the value:
>>   SELECT currval('my_session_id');

> Good idea, but it won't work for what I need.
> I'll be able to do get the nextval('my_session_id') as soon as the
> session initiates, but my problem is that I need to make all the
> subsecuent actions aware of that particular value. using
> currval('my_session_id') is not good, as any other session is likely to
> also change my_session_id to another value.

No - other sessions will see different values. Test it and see.
   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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