: I understand Ingres has something called a serial data type that I might be able to
: use. We are still using Ingres V5.0-06 (groan) and I don't see anything about a
: serial data type in any of the manuals I have. Is this data type something that
: was added after V5.0?
Whatever the source of your information is, I am afraid it is just
dead wrong. This has been the subject of a moderately long thread
on this group in the last month. No, INGRES does NOT have a serial
datatype. Possibly your source was talking about the logical key
data types. These are (IMO) of limited usefulness, but there are
people on this group who insist that they are good and useful so you
should check them out to see if yours is one of the kinds of problems
Yes, the logical key type appeared in Release 6.
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