Considering that we'd have to index the random field too, it'd be neater in
the long term to re-number the primary key. Although, being a primary key,
that's foreign-keyed from absolutely everywhere, so that'd probably take an
amusingly long time.

...and no we're not from Micronesia, we're from ever so slightly less exotic
London. Though Micronesia might be nice...

Russ (also from but without the fancy address)

> On Sat, 2003-08-30 at 09:01, Rod Taylor wrote:
>>> i was hoping there was some trickery with sequences that would
>>> allow me to easily pick a random valid sequence number..?
>> I would suggest renumbering the data.
>> UPDATE table SET pkey = DEFAULT;
>> Of course, PostgreSQL may have trouble with that update due to
>> evaluation of the unique constraint immediately -- so drop the
>> primary key first, and add it back after.
> And if there are child tables, they'd all have to be updated, too.

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