[Samba] Name Mangling

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Feb 8 08:01:44 GMT 2002

On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Martyn Ranyard wrote:

> Hi,
>    I know it's probably been asked before, and I know I'm usually
> answering questions on this list so I don't really expect an answer
> anyway, and there's always editing the source, but :
>    Is thare any way of altering the mangling to be more M$-like?  I
> appreciate that it is pretty awful, but I have noticed a few
> badly-behaved early win32 programs assume "first6~1.ext" for file "First
> 6 Characters.Extension" and it would be very nice and easier to pretend
> it's an M$ server if that was the same for samba.

No.  Perhaps in 3.0.  Simo has done some work on persistent name mangling 
maps.  It's a lot harder than you think. :-)

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