CR-LF Translation Proposal
Cole, Timothy D.
timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Fri Mar 2 22:36:14 GMT 2001
On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 12:32:07AM +0100, flyer wrote:
> 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.
> Milano - Italy
Joe Rhett Chief Technology
JRhett at ISite.Net ISite
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> From: Joe Rhett [SMTP:jrhett at isite.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 17:33
> To: flyer
> Cc: samba-technical at us5.samba.org
> Subject: Re: CR-LF Translation Proposal
> 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.
Or can fix.
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