[Samba] Re: Swedish characters

Mats olsson mace2442 at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 5 00:34:52 GMT 2002

Nope dosn't work yet.. On the other hand i haven't been looking in to it 
ethier the last couple of days but i think we could need a national 
character howto.. I know there has been work done for japanese.


>From: "Tomas Zahradnicky, Jr." <zahradnicky at appleklub.cz>
>To: "Mats olsson" <mace2442 at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: Swedish characters
>Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 01:03:55 +0100
>>Hi Everyone
>>I'm still trying to get swedish characters to work with newer samba than 
>>so far no sucess. It garbles the national characters in 2.2.3 and in
>>3.0 alpha 14.
>>I have searched the archives and the only thing i found was that for
>>2.2.X character set =ISO8859-1 and codepage = 850 should work. It
>>dosn't for me.
>>In 3.X i tried with Dos charset display charset and unix charset. It
>>didn't work better. I got libiconv 1.7 installed
>>Does anyone know how to fix this or does anyone have a smb.conf that
>>works with swedish characters ?
>>I would be very happy if someone would share a working config.
>>I've included my smb.conf
>mats, did you solve the problem? I had similar problem but for czech
>language and I ended it by rewriting converting routines and using my
>own encoding table from unicode to pc charset. the pc -> unix way
>uses unicode map, but the reverse one uses my own table because pc ->
>unix was DOESN'T WORK IN THE REVERSE DIRECTION. this is why samba
>hides such files because reverse encoding doesn't work and it fails
>on stat function because of file not found error. its author ignored
>my bug report. (jeremy allison) jra at samba.org is probably too proud
>of himself to tell ok, my code is wrong... :-/
># Tomas Zahradnicky, Jr
># The Czech Technical University
># FEE-CTU, Prague

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