Samba 1.9.18 DOS to UNIX and back with ASCII

Hall, Ken (ECCS) KeHall at
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]
> 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
> does
> > 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!
> Panyarak

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