Fw: DOS filenames mangled - HELP please
urban at svenskatest.se
Mon Jul 24 14:48:55 GMT 2000
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, R.J. 'Red' Clanton, P.E. wrote:
> This old dos program looks at the short dos name on the left not the
> windows long name on the right. Yesterday in the book Samba Unleashed
> by Steve Litt et al., I found the an example using "mangle case = yes" that
> referred to the name mapping from long names to 8.3 format.
> Is this the one parameter that needs to change?
Why don't you just try it ...
It doesn't work now, how much worse can it get? :)
And try reading the manpage for smb.conf, it has a section on name
> > > This isn't romantic but it is needed. Please Help.
> > > It is fast and stable BUT when using an old DOS program we found
> > > from a Win98E2 machine in a DOS window the command DIR :
> > > Volume in drive R is R
> > > Directory of R:\AA\SUNLAKE\Crd
> > > . <DIR> 07-20-00 11:06a .
> > > .. <DIR> 07-20-00 11:02a ..
> > > SL99-~#5 CRD 1,024 03-09-99 11:03a SL99-1.CRD
> > > SL99-~W8 IDX 2,048 03-09-99 11:03a SL99-1.IDX
You had mangle case = yes
"mangle case = yes/no" controls if names that have charac
ters that aren't of the "default" case are mangled. For
example, if this is yes then a name like "Mail" would be
mangled. Default no.
"default case = upper/lower" controls what the default
case is for new filenames. Default lower.
and nothing on default case (so it is lower). As I understand this, these
settings cause upper case names to be mangled. mangle case = no sounds
like the right thing for you. Why did you set it to yes in the first
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