Long share names and WinNT --- BUG since 2.2.0

James Nord teilo at cdt.luth.se
Fri Jul 13 08:33:40 GMT 2001

Hi all,

NT4.0 (3.5??)  has a bug which will will fail with > 12(?) characters if 
the server/client use a non unicode charset to define the shares.

(Sorry can't find the relevent KB article but I'm sure this has been 
brough up before.)

I'm am positive that this was an issue in 2.0.x as well.

Was 2.2.x supposed to return unicode to NT clients that supported it now?
I didn't see this in the release notes.


NGeldenhuys at rmbam.co.za wrote:

>Hi People
>I've got some bad news. I did try what Gerald said. Still not. But now I
>rolled back to 2.2.0. It is still doing it. That means it must have been a
>buck sine 2.2.0 :( Please help.
>On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 NGeldenhuys at rmbam.co.za wrote:
>>I got this bad problem. I upgraded to 2.2.1 from 2.2.0. Now I cant
>>connect to long share names like "Administration" useing winnt
>>clients. I can connect to short share names like "Test" or "User"

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