How do I insert a record in customfieldvalue table?

In order to perform some complex offline migration I need to insert some custom field values directly inside the database but I just discovered that the ID column does not have auto-increment.

INSERT INTO customfieldvalue (customfield, issue, stringvalue) VALUES (10105, 10303 , '11');

What would be the appropiate way to do the insterts?

FYI, that's on PostgreSQL.

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Solved by using a line like this:

INSERT INTO customfieldvalue (id, customfield, issue, stringvalue) VALUES ( (select max(id)+1 from customfieldvalue), %s, %s , '%s')

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... and you remembered to do this with Jira offline, a proven backup, and re-indexed afterwards?

Obviously... anyway if you fail to do this you will wonder why nothing changes. Jira is caching almost everything so any change in the DB will not be visible without restart and reindex. Fail to do this and you'll feel the boumerang....

Oh, and you haven't mentioned the increment you needed to do in the sequence table as well. Did you remember that?

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