Japanese facility patch

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Fri Sep 29 19:07:14 GMT 2000

Hiroshi MIURA wrote:
> Hi,
> This large patch extend and fix some bug on Japanese environment.
> It is complex and difficult problem for non-Japanese developer.
> and also  for Japanese Developer, this is too difficult to understand.
> I think that it is better to post this mail not only samba-patches
> but also samba-technical ML and sugj-tech ML(sugj: Samba User Group Japan).
> This patch does
> 1. support some japanese code defined Microsoft Code Page 932
>    that cannot be supported by samba 2.0.7 and older.
> 2.2.   JIS X0212 is now supported on Solaris, HP-UX, and so on.
>    BUT Linux and FreeBSD do NOT support it.
>    then I decide to map these code to JIS X0208 undefined area.
> 3. Support UTF-8 on samba file coding system.
>    by Coding system = utf8  in smb.conf.
>    ...this feature is not important, i think.
> 4.  for compatibility to Windows NT, that I add the Zenkaku russian
>    Alphabet handle codes.
> 5. These code is tested widely. Because these code is implemented in
>   Samba Japanese Edition, and some Japanese Linux distributer
>   adopt it for their product.

This is *very* impressive patch. Thanks very much for your
efforts in this.

I will add it into the 2.2 and HEAD branches as soon as

I am very happy about the utf8 change - this was something
I was wanting to add to Samba 2.2 and had not yet had the

Thanks once again,

	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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