Status of README.jis
jelmer at nl.linux.org
Thu Apr 17 19:26:52 GMT 2003
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On Thursday 17 April 2003 19:57, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> |> |> Samba 3.0 cannot support CAP/HEX
> |> |> -- adding VFS to hook enumeration dir entry, they will be available?
> |> |
> |> |I'm not sure I understand what you mean here, Overloading the VFS
> |> |function that does dir enumeration?
> |> To add a VFS function where filenames returned in dir enumeration are
> |> hooked will solve the problem.
> To implement CAP (and HEX) as VFS module, for example German NetAtalk
> user can also use CAP encoding to encode German special characters
> (such as umlaut), so I think, it's better to implement as a VFS module.
Yeah, that sounds right. So HEX and CAP are only used for filenames?
> But anyway using Samba 3.0 under Japanese environment, to support
> at least SJIS and EUC correctly is required and it's better to support
> them in libiconv. I will ask Bruno Haible <bruno at clisp.org>, the
> author of libiconv, again to modify/add Japanese character sets.
> If he didn't reply, I will think of implementing as a module.
> BTW, we had better discuss at samba-technical?
Probably, my experience with iconv()/unicode/HEX/CAP is very basic.
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