Tom Lane wrote:
> I have just noticed that the implementation of
>       CONVERT(text USING encoding_name)
> tries to do database access during the grammar phase, viz it looks
> up the encoding_name in pg_conversion and replaces it with an OID.
> This is not workable; consider the situation where we are in an
> already-aborted transaction.  Using a pg_conversion OID in stored rules
> isn't very acceptable either.
> Unfortunately, I don't see any way offhand to fix this without an
> initdb :-(.

Ooch, that hurts.  How bad would it be if it was broken in 7.3?

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