[Samba] upgrade to 3.0alpha20: accented chars in filenames
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Thu Oct 17 08:28:00 GMT 2002
This is the proper way!
If you have to maintain compatibility, you set the unix charset to be a
code page instead of unicode.
Or you mean you want a way to make samba recognize which kind of charset
have been used previously and support both the former and utf-8 at the
On Thu, 2002-10-17 at 09:48, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 05:03:01PM +0200, Ignacio Coupeau wrote:
> > >>the samba share; and the filename is impossible to modify from windows:
> > >>samba log says "file not found". From the shell the file looks like
> > >>"r?sum?.xls" but the "?" are actually 0x83.
> > In a hurry I used
> > unix charset = "CP850"
> > http://www.unav.es/cti/ldap-smb/smb-ldap-3-howto.html#internationalization
> > this solved our problems (redhat 7.2; samba-3.0a20) for example in the
> > profile load on the spanish xp (ie Star menu-->menú Inicio).
> Thanks for sharing this. It certainly is an excellent stopgap measure,
> until proper filename conversion can be done.
> The best way, if possible, would be to retain backward compatibility for
> reading samba-2.2.x filenames (as with "unix charset") while having new
> or modified files written in unicode (or whatever the default in
> BTW: keep up the great job on your smb-ldap howto, it is a precious
> PANOPE: Au Prince votre fils l'un donne son suffrage,
> Madame ; et de l'Etat l'autre oubliant les lois,
> Au fils de l'étrangère ose donner sa voix.
> (Phèdre, J-B Racine, acte 1, scène 4)
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