On 10/21/16 4:05 PM, Adam Brusselback wrote:
My main point is that maybe the reason why most users use int4 pkeys
(besides conventional wisdom) is because it gets the most support from
features like this, and it may not be quite as skewed if that same
support were given to other types.

I think it's a pretty safe bet that they're the most popular simply because serial means int4 and not int8. I bet a fair number of users don't even realize bigserial exists.
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