Bug: Umlaute in Filenames on smbmounted shares don't work

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Jan 22 09:49:15 GMT 2001

On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Zimmermann wrote:

> Using Umlaute in filenames on smbmounted shares, creates unaccessible files on
> the Windows-Client.
> Used program versions:
> Samba: samba 2.0.7
> System: SuSE-Linux  7.0 (kernel 2.2.16)

Upgrade to 2.2.18, configure it with the correct defaults (iso8859-1 as
default nls, cp850 as default remote nls for smbfs).

> The /etc/smb.conf contains
>         character set = iso8859-1
>         client code page = 850
> and works for smbclient, but smbmount doesn't to get it right.

smbmount ignores those settings, and the conversions need to take place in
smbfs anyway. Someone suggested that smbmount should use those values as
default and pass the info to smbfs.


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