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Re: INSERT and get ID

From: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
To: Peter(dot)Zoche(at)materna(dot)de
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: INSERT and get ID
Date: 2005-07-27 13:17:56
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On 27-Jul-05, at 8:56 AM, Peter(dot)Zoche(at)materna(dot)de wrote:

> Hi!
> Say I have done the following:
> val INTEGER,
> PRIMARY KEY( id ) );
> Is there an easy way to get the id of the newly inserted data set?
> So if I do the following:
> String insert = "INSERT INTO foo (id, val)
> VALUES( nextval('myseq'), 5 )";
> int count = statement.executeUpdate( insert );
> I only get the row count of inserted rows. Do I have to query the
> database again to get the id? Or is there another way? I have tried
> statement.executeUpdate( insert, Statement.RETURN_GENERATED_KEYS);
> but I get an PSQLException saying that the feature of auto- 
> generated keys
> is not supported. (using postgresql 8.0 JDBC3) I googled but I did  
> only find
> PostgreSQL-
> specific hints, no one for JDBC.
you can use select currval('myseq') after using nextval('myseq') this  
will retrieve the value recently returned by nextval
in your session ( so it will not be over written by another connection )

> Thanks, Peter
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