file names with colon

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Tue Sep 19 12:32:28 GMT 2000

tom c wrote:
> Anyone with experience using colons in file names on Solaris with Samba?
> Thru windows explorer, the files appear in 8.3 name convention. Any ideas?

	They show up the same way with smbclient: looks like
	a server-side decision to make unix file a legal
	windows filename, not including a reference to a
	dos-style device...

	I don't know if removing the translation would be
	helpfull: windows programs can and may go nuts on,
	for example, /devices/pci at 1f,4000:devctl

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