On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 8:27 AM, Francisco Olarte <fola...@peoplecall.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 8:12 PM, Steven Hirsch <snhir...@gmail.com> wrote: > ..... > > > 2. Why is the currval() function being so blasted dumb? If > > 'pg_get_serial_sequence' cannot resolve the sequence, it returns NULL. As > > such, shouldn't the outer currval() also be returning NULL? I cannot > > imagine a rationale for the current behavior. > > Are you sure it does ? http://sqlfiddle.com/#!17/9eecb/9696 shows it > returning null. ( as expected, if it is defined strict as it should > and someone has already pointed it ). > > Are you sure you are not using pgAdmin or a similar thing which > displays null as 0 in a numeric field? You've missed a response - the observed behavior is an artifact of JDBC use. PostgreSQL+psql is working as expected. David J.