[Samba] Samba 3.0 pre 17, character set

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu May 16 05:28:05 GMT 2002

On Tue, 14 May 2002 grobe at gmx.net wrote:

> Hi!
> I have searched the net, but I finally didn't find an answer. I have a Samba
> TNG installation here, with some problems, and I would really like to
> replace it with 3.0 now (2.2 is missing some important functionality I need, so I
> would like to try the "unstable" 3.0).
> I compiled and installed, it works fine as pdc, but I don't get some
> national special characters (German umlauts in my case). I found some hints about
> the undocumented dos / unix / display charsets, but NOWHERE anything explaining
> these new keywords in smb.conf. I have iconv installed, and I assume that on
> the Linux-side, 8859-1 has been used so far (is there a way to determine
> this???).

Take it up with the developers on samba-technical and get them to fix the 
man pages :-)  A little peer pressure ere would be a good thing :-)

cheers, jerry
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