On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 8:27 AM, Francisco Olarte <fola...@peoplecall.com>
> 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.