[sf-perl] PostgreSQL DBD ---- repost: sorry,
I had the wrong subject in my previous post
david at fetter.org
Fri Apr 1 09:10:06 PST 2005
On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 08:03:56AM -0800, Shane Hill wrote:
> > >
> > > I tried both 'public' and my username and I get the same result.
> > > nada.
> > Does the above work for you?
> it does not. I created the exact same table that is in your example
> and used your script without editing it and voila! I get "d00d!
> wtf?!?" but no id. wah.
> my client is using 7.4.5 and does not want to go to 8.0.1. I see that
> you used 8.0.1. Could this be the problem? have you tried your script
> on a 7xx server?
I don't have a 7xx server handy, but your client *needs* to upgrade to
7.4.7 because of known crash/data loss bugs in previous versions in
the 7.4 series. Oh, and 8x is very nice. :)
> I have not looked yet, but is there a way to retrieve the name of
> the sequence associated with the serial column in a table? This way
> I could just hide the details of getting the seq name, call curr_val
> and maintain the clean data interface I have been using.
I dug this out of the system catalogs with the help of psql -E. This
is probably why people like to use abstraction layers ;)
FROM pg_catalog.pg_class c
JOIN pg_catalog.pg_attribute a
c.relname = 'foo_tab'
c.oid = a.attrelid
JOIN pg_catalog.pg_attrdef d
d.adsrc LIKE 'nextval%'
d.adrelid = a.attrelid
d.adnum = a.attnum
> thanks for your help, I really appreciate it.
Hope this does. Oh, and try talking your client into upgrading to
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