the undocumented charset parameters in 3.0 - any hints?

Tim Potter tpot at
Sun May 26 17:23:01 GMT 2002

On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 08:45:26PM +0200, Juergen Hasch wrote:

> dos charset - dos codepage used by clients
> unix charset - character set used in your unix system
> display charset - character set used in programs which display information to 
> the user (e.g. smbclient)
> This is what my smb.conf starts with:
> [global]
>         dos charset = 850
>         unix charset = ISO-8859-15
>         display charset = ISO-8859-15

And as I just found out the other day, it's probably a good idea to have
these parameters before any string parameters like workgroup if the
workgroup contains "special" iso-8859-15 characters.


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