John Hansen wrote:
> > > > What do people think of this idea? (Tom seems opposed, I'm just 
> > > > wondering if there are other opinions out there.)
> > > 
> > > I'm all for it. Even more so if the 'currval(void) called before 
> > > nextval(seq_name)' error message could be supressed by a 
> > GUC variable 
> > > and return 0 instead.
> > 
> > Why zero and no error?
> 
> That's the exact behaviour of the "other database's" equivalent.
> Makes porting easier, and avoids hugely annoying error messages in the
> logfiles.

I think we would have to throw an error.  It is hard to see how zero is
a valid return value.  If you are getting too many errors in your logs,
fix the code.

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