errors in smb.conf manpage for smaba 3 ?

Alexander Bokovoy a.bokovoy at
Mon Feb 4 11:26:13 GMT 2002

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 07:56:26AM -0600, Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> > Mats olsson wrote:
> > 
> > >in the smb.conf manpage for samba 3 the options client code page and
> > >valid chars exists however testparm says the are unknown. Who should i
> > >repport this to ?
> > 
> > Documentations for Samba 3.x are not updated yet.
> > As testparm says, both "client code page" and "valid chars" are
> > removed and replaced with "dos/unix/display charset".
> It would be good to keep things up to date as we go rather than
> wading through it all just before release.  I'll remove the 
> parameters from smb.conf(5).  COuld someone who has worked on the
> UNICODE stuff please add in the new charset parameters?
It is better to add an information about iconv(3) and how to get list of
available charset from the iconv utility (iconv --list in Glibc's case)
because the list depends on implementation (for Glibc 2.2.4 it is 899
encoding names, including aliases).
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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