Ken MacDonald wrote on 19.11.2009 19:59:
> Thanks to all who replied so far. I agree that using the serial type
> would be ideal, and in fact set up a couple test DB's that way.
> Unfortunately, Django is auto-generating this field from its data
> models, and I don't seem to have much/any control over its type.
> Looking at pgadmin some more, it appears that column 'id' is set up with
> a default value of 'nextval('tablename_id_seq'::regclass)'.
Which is essentially what "serial" is: just a shorthand for the above construct