[Samba] smbmount filename case forcing

Neil Prockter prockter at lse.ac.uk
Mon Jun 10 16:49:02 GMT 2002

I couldn't see an easy way to get the options back in smbmount, not
without a longer look at previous versions which I'll do later.

I altered fs/smbfs/proc.c as you suggested and it seems to work fine. 

Any objections to putting support for case mangling back in? it is

Many Thanks, 


p.s. Oddly, 'entry' has been changed to 'qname' in
smb_decode_long_dirent but not in smb_decode_short_dirent ( they are
both #if 0 so it has no effect )

On Mon, 2002-06-10 at 19:43, Urban Widmark wrote: 
> On 10 Jun 2002, Neil Prockter wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I have a problem mounting a win2k share onto linux
> > 
> > I want to mount the share so that all filenames are in lowercase (or
> > uppercase) only
> Support for this has been dropped. There used to be code in smbfs that 
> mapped A-Z|a-z but smbmount didn't set any such flags.
> You can make it case-insensitive by passing the (undocumented?) mount
> option "case". How well that works I don't know but you could try it.
> If that fails you could look in fs/smbfs/proc.c in the kernel source.
> The old str_lower and str_upper functions are still there but they are no
> longer called. If you always want lowercase you could enable the str_lower
> call in the smb_decode_*_dirent functions.
> /Urban

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