CR-LF Translation Proposal

Joe Rhett jrhett at
Fri Mar 2 22:33:28 GMT 2001

There are many binary and mixed formats that require their own rules for
the data, nevermind those that use checksums, etc etc etc. This is not a
problem Samba should fix.

On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 12:32:07AM +0100, flyer wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm in the need to transfer text files from a Linux box to a Win workstation and consider the Samba inability to properly manage the CR-LF translation a severe problem, if not a bug.
> I red the FAQ about CR-LF translation (missing) support and I don't agree with the theory of not letting Samba translate CR-LF sequences.
> The default behaviour could be left unchanged but an useful support could be given by adding a config option to allow translation for some file extensions only.
> The user itself could specify such extensions and in smb.conf could take place an option like the following:
> CR-LFtranslation = .txt  .doc  ...............
> Thanks for your attention and please excuse me if this is not the right place where submitting this message.
> Best regards.
> Andrea
> Milano - Italy

Joe Rhett                                         Chief Technology Officer
JRhett at ISite.Net                                      ISite Services, Inc.

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