Short Names : samba and WinNT/2K differs

Joel Hammer Joel at
Sat Oct 6 08:30:08 GMT 2001

> The term "correct" is relative in this context.  What you are
> asking for would be virtually impossible IMO due to performance
> reasons and the fact that Unix file systems do not provide
> the capability to store a short name in the inode (as VFAT does).
Would this problem be fixed if you used VFAT as the file system on the samba

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