Umlaut in smbfs filenames
urban at teststation.com
Wed Jan 10 22:45:29 GMT 2001
On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, Peter Henn wrote:
> Nevertheless I decide to patch my working SuSE 7.0 kernel 2.2.16 and
> patch the samba package samba-2.0.7-42.src.rpm with your patches.
2.2.18 _really_ is a better version for smbfs.
> I would expect the nls default settings in the /etc/smb.conf and not in
> the kernel. So it would be a better idea that smbmount will read the
> default values from the /etc/smb.conf directly - also for kernel 2.2.18
The reason for setting a default in the kernel config is to allow people
to use nls in smbfs without having to patch/recompile samba. The default
value is really only for smbmounts that don't know about nls.
smbfs in 2.4.0 supports a samba patched with this patch to tell it which
codepage/charset to use.
Allowing this syntax:
smbmount "//wmachine/volume" /mnt/smb -o fmask=644,dmask=755,localpage=iso8859-1,rmtpage=cp850
I agree that a smbmount modified like this could use /etc/smb.conf for
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