On Mon, 9 May 2005, Dennis Bjorklund wrote:

The thing is that I don't care how it's implemented, it's the feature
itself that is more importent to decide if we want it or not. I'm sure the
code can be fixed so everybody is happy it in the end,

You could implement this on top of the current nextval without backend changes.

Create a wrapper function on top of nextval that stores the value in a temp table. Or a session variable if your PL language of choice has them.

lastval would do a select on the temp table.

- Heikki

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