Tom Lane wrote:
> Sent: Monday, May 09, 2005 8:37 AM
> To: Dennis Bjorklund
> Cc: pgsql-patches@postgresql.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCHES] lastval() 
> 
> Dennis Bjorklund <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Here is a small patch that implements a function lastval() 
> that works 
> > just like currval() except that it give the current value 
> of the last 
> > sequence used by nextval().
> 
> Why is that a good idea?  In a complex application it'd be 
> awfully easy to break logic that depends on such a thing.
> 

And you threw out the idea when I proposed it more than a year ago.
However I'd still like to see it, tho in the same shape as 'the other
database'.

Eg, succeeding when nextval has not been called, returning 0.
Thus, my suggestion for last_insert_id() still stands.


>                       regards, tom lane
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