[patch] Replace illegal characters in filenames for FAT (switch)

Jamie Lokier jamie at shareable.org
Wed Jan 28 16:46:42 GMT 2009

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > I'm not sure that's a grand idea really, considering the --tr option is
> > obviously far more flexible, and users might not agree what it should be
> > an alias for (less arguing when it's all hardcoded :)).
> I was suggesting that you define the alias for your own machine or user
> account.  If --fat-filenames were to be recognized by the main rsync
> (which I think is unlikely: it is too specific), I don't see what's
> wrong with making it a popt alias.  If that makes it easier for users to
> locally override its meaning, I consider that an advantage, not a
> disadvantage: users are entitled to configure their own systems as they
> wish.

FAT and VFAT filenames have other restrictions - just limiting the
character set does not reflect all of them.

-- Jamie

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