[PATCH] Allow . to end a filename, use real unicode for
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jul 27 09:16:52 GMT 2003
On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 17:33, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 16:43, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 03:20:52PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > >
> > > In testing this patch however, I noticed that our mangling code was
> > > refusing to allow filenames that end in '.' This caused us to fail our
> > > own tests (or the Samba 2.2 tests actually).
> > >
> > > So, I tested Win2k - and it allows filenames to end in . (as in
> > > 'foo.'), so I've removed this part of the code.
> > WARNING !!!!!!! TEST THIS EXTENSIVELY - don't just commit. You don't
> > have historical context on this. W2K does not allow this on a filesystem,
> > it silently truncates the terminating dot from the filename.
> Does it?
> Using smbclient, I can 'put foo.' and 'put Makefile', and get them both
> using *only* their original names (adding/deleting dots).
> > Please forward this part of the patch to me for review.
> Attached. The reason I sent my original patch 'to' you was that it is a
> direct reversion of your earlier patch removing 'strip dot'. However,
> that was on the basis that a terminating dot is an invalid name, which
> does not seem to be the case with my Win2000 SP4 test server.
Given your response, I assume this was an unexpected outcome - I'll note
that I have installed 'services for unix 3.0' (including the NFS server)
onto box, so that may have changed file-system semantics.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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