Samba 1.9.18 DOS to UNIX and back with ASCII
Hall, Ken (ECCS)
KeHall at exchange.ml.com
Fri Jan 8 15:06:45 GMT 1999
This is supposedly one of the selling points of VISION/FS, which is marketed
by SCO for their UNIX. It's supposed to handle this translation when files
are accessed from both UNIX and DOS/Win.
I haven't actually had a chance to fool with it yet, so I don't know how
well it actually works.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Panyarak Aaron Ngamsritragul [SMTP:panya at me.psu.ac.th]
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 1999 8:25 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: RE: Samba 1.9.18 DOS to UNIX and back with ASCII
> On Fri, 8 Jan 1999, William Stuart wrote:
> > This is a universal problem in UNIX and NT integration. AFAIK, SAMBA
> > nothing to make this conversion.
> > There are folks who are working on a solution, but it won't be perfect.
> This seems not samba related, but it is interesting to have this
> problem solved.
> I know of many editors, some do not support convertion Unix and DOS
> file format and some do.
> In unix platform, it should be possible to customize vi amd emacs
> or any other editors to support conversion in some way.
> Why in DOS, or Windows9x, or NT at least the edit command in DOS
> mode is capable to edit ASCII file in both formats with no
> problem. I do not know why Notepad.exe does not have this
> capability. It is amazing!
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