File names and e-acute char

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Thu Oct 21 18:13:55 GMT 1999

Michel Marcon wrote:

> Samba 1.9.15p8 under IRIX 6.1 (yes I know, it's old stuff ...)
> The susers on Windows 9x/WindowsNT just put their strange file name or
> directory name (like /usr/people/mesure_été ) on the IRIX. However, from
> the IRIX side, it's impossible toaccess to such files/directory.
> What's more, my ARkeia backup client stalls on such a name and fouled up
> my backup database...
> NB: Oops: for those that can't read the lines over there
>  /usr/people/mesure<eacute>t<eacute> . French e accent aigu...
> I suppose WindowsX users use a symbol set different from the IRIX one.
> Is there a way for Samba to force the use of *a* symbol set ???

Fixed in later releases. Upgrade to at least 1.9.18 (or
preferably 2.0.5a).


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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