samba-head bug relating to windows special chars (1/2)

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Wed Nov 6 20:25:46 GMT 2002

On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 jra at wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 07:01:55AM +1100, Matthew Geier wrote:
> >  We had less than expected pain with corrupt file names when I changed the
> > server. Most of the problems seem to be related to '3 1/2' in peoples profiles.
> > But it didn't happen to every body. I can only assume the others never copy
> > files to their floppy drives. :-)
> This should be ok on 3.0 so long as you set the smb.conf to store
> all files in utf8 character set on the disk.

Actually, I was trawling through the code last night, and the default is 
UTF-8 if you don't set anything.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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