Windows-1251 character set
smakarov at cemi.ims.net.ru
Mon Mar 6 15:31:22 GMT 2000
What's wrong with 866? Have you tried to use it?
character set = KOI8-R
client code page = 866
These settings work fine here for any Russian version of Win9X or NT
with SAMBA 2.0.x
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
On 3/6/00, 2:58:13 PM, Alexander Javoronkov <Alexander.Javoronkov at vm.ru>
wrote regarding Windows-1251 character set:
> I've got Win'98 with Russian (windows-1251) locale & samba-2.0.6 with
> "client code page = 866".
> I want to store russian filenames on my Samba server in windows-1251
> character set.
> I've browsed through smb.conf.5 and saw that there's a keyword
> "character set = ..." that rules over charsets that are used to
> between DOS and standard UNIX codepages. Furthermore, I've noticed
> lib/charcnv.c file that is definitely used for this purpose.
> /* Init for russian language (koi8) */
> static void init_koi8_r(void)
> if (!mapsinited) initmaps();
> /* There aren't undefined characters between 128 and 255 */
> /* MSDOS Code Page 866 -> KOI8-R */
> and so on, and on, and on ;)
> Seems like I should add support for "character set = windows-1251" the
> same way, but... I have no clues about what numbers to put in
> for cp866->win1251 translation.
> Can anybody help ?
> Sorry if this is the wrong place for such questions.
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