name mangling/vfat fs

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Wed Apr 7 00:58:01 GMT 1999

> addtn'l: this problem does not occur when a share of identical
>  characteristics is created on the ext2 fs; this has not been tested
>  with additional file systems.

strange. Samba doesn't have any code to detect the filesystem type and
behave differently (at least none that I know of!)

> I'm sure there's a simple flag that indicates whether a filesystem
> supports extended [normal unix :)] filenames, that samba is tripping on;

if you find such a flag then let me know :)

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