Where to patch for toupper/tolower, locale
Deniz Akkus Kanca
deniz at arayan.com
Mon Nov 19 22:52:02 GMT 2001
Pts 19 Kas 2001 13:19 tarihinde Ihar Viarheichyk şunları yazmıştı:
> Seems this is the best way to solve the problem. Just set locale to C
> when starting samba daemons. BTW, samba itself sets LC_ALL to C in
This is ifdef'd out. And samba definitely changes behavior in toupper/tolower
according to locale values -- so I am sure it does not set LC_ALL to C.
> make a softlink <turkish_I>SO8859-9 -> ISO8859-9 when installing samba?
No, this does not solve the problem. It then asks for charset İSO8859-9,
having found only charset ISO8859-9.
The same issue with machine names, share names, user names etc. All of them
get capitalized/lowered according to Turkish rules if locale is Turkish (or
system default codepage in kernel is Turkish) -- which breaks anything with
an i in it, because all current code assumes i will be capitalized to I and
> This is not a good idea to make workaround in samba code for one
> particular language if the problem can be solved in other way.
That's why I am asking....Currently, with usernames, machine names, share
names and charset map file names affected, I don't see any other way than to
put a work around in samba code.
Why was the locale stuff ifdef'd out?
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