samba-head bug relating to windows special chars (1/2)
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Wed Nov 6 06:06:00 GMT 2002
On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 jra at dp.samba.org wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 04:34:28PM +1030, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have been tracking down a problem with profiles that was reported last
> > year to do with names like '31/2 Floppy (A).lnk' where 1/2 is the special
> > character that shows up as 1/2 under Windows.
> > This problem does not occur with Linux and Samba 2.0.7, and does not occur
> > with Samba-head and Slowaris or FreeBSD, however, it does it occur with
> > Linux (RedHat 7.2) and samba-head.
> > The problem occurs when server_push is called to transfer the name to the
> > response as a UNICODE string. However, while the string is fully in the
> > buffer, for some reason, there is a 0x00 0x00 right after the 0x33 0x00
> > inserted for the 3.
> > Now investigating why server_push is screwing the string up.
> Oh. Do you have the unix character set set to iso8859-1 ? I
> don't think that character set has a 1/2 character. Try
> setting it to utf8 and see if this fixes it.
Actually, when I display the file name under FreeBSD or Linux, it shows up
as the << chevron ligature thingy.
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
sharpe at ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com
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