Codepages proposal ...

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Fri May 18 08:46:35 GMT 2001

> Having looked at the codepages issue, I think that the 
> following should be
> done:
> 1. Codepages should be sent to /usr/share/samba/codepages if you are
> building an FHS compliant system.
> 2. The various packaged should install them in 
> /usr/share/samba/codepages.
> Esp RedHat and Caldera etc
> 3. They should be installed in the standard location if you 
> are not trying
> to be FHS compliant (ie /usr/local/samba/...)
> 4. The source does not seem to need to be installed. No one 
> should need it,
> unless they want to develop a new codepage, in which case 
> they can pull the
> whole Samba source.
> 5. There may be issues with packages like the RedHat RPM in 
> changing the
> location of code pages. That is, the old locations may need 
> to be cleaned up.

Side note on Amiga OS;

'Samba:' assign is setup to root level of install drawer.

Case sensitivity/user rights may differ from filesystem in use.


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