filename encoding netware->linux

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Sep 16 18:16:03 GMT 2004

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 07:05:09PM +0300, Petri Asikainen wrote:
> I'm having problems with character encodings when syncing files from
> netware (rsyncd)  to  linux box.
> Character with umlauts like äö are stored wrongly on disk.

Rsync doesn't affect filenames at all -- it just uses the supplied
charaters directly.  There is a diff in the patches dir named
fname-convert.diff that has support for running a conversion program
on all the names that get sent, so you could try that.


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