determining client/server codepage

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Wed Sep 6 17:46:40 GMT 2000

> Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone here know how I can determine the codepage
> of then client i'm talking to (assuming I'm the server) ?
> [see also smb-nt01.doc Section 5.1]
> In a mixed codepage network this should be possible somehow...
> Of course using Unicode would mostly solve the Problem.
> Is someone working on better Unicode support for Samba ?

You can't tell (there's nothing in the protocol spec
that gives this info). You have to set it manually.

Yes, unicode would fix this and there is a plan for
integrating this into Samba - it's on the list of things
to do for 3.0.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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