CR - CR+LF automatic interpretation using smbmount
Andrés Seco Hernández
AndresSeco at CajaGuadalajara.es
Thu Jan 25 18:52:11 GMT 2001
Currently we have a conversion program, but, if that can be an automatic
feature, i do not know what to delete that code.
What was the reason to remove that code from 2.4.0?
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> Sent: jueves 25 de enero de 2001 19:48
> To: Andrés Seco Hernández
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> Subject: Re: CR - CR+LF automatic interpretation using smbmount
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Andrés Seco Hernández wrote:
> > I need to mount permanently a shared resource from a windows machine in
> > linux computer using smbmount. I have some processes in the linux that
> > generates text files that need to be used from windows.
> Some windows programs generate LF-only files, others CRLF ... some
> understand both others are confused.
> > Can i do the same with smbmount? i do not find this option in smbmount.
> You can not do that in smbmount.
> The mount option you are thinking about is the conv=binary/text/auto ?
> binary - no conversion
> text - treat everything as text
> auto - make a guess based on the filename
> You could try and copy bits of code from fs/fat/file.c to fs/smbfs/file.c
> in a 2.2 kernel source. The conversion gets ugly because the length of the
> data changes, for example you need to handle the case where the last
> character written is LF and expands to CRLF (but you only send CR to the
> server in this call and have to remember that the next write should start
> with a LF ... and if there is no write following this it needs to be sent
> In 2.4.0 the CRLF/LF code appears to have been removed from the fat code.
> I think I know why.
> Why not just use editors that understand LF files/CRLF files or use some
> conversion program?
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