samba-head bug relating to windows special chars (1/2)
vorlon at netexpress.net
Wed Nov 6 20:32:17 GMT 2002
On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 07:15:00AM +1030, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 jra at dp.samba.org 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.
Yep. This means Samba 3.0 by default has better Unicode support than
Windows does -- too bad only Unix clients can take advantage of it. ;)
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