[Samba] Re: Character set conversion problems with 3.0

Jérôme Fenal jerome.fenal at logicacmg.com
Thu Dec 11 09:25:06 GMT 2003

John P. Nelson wrote:
> I've just compiled Samba 3.0.0 on a Solaris 8 system (gcc, if it
> matters), and whenever I run anything from the samba suite, I get a
> series of error message about character set conversions:
>     Conversion from UCS-2LE to CP850 not supported
>     Conversion from UTF8 to CP850 not supported
>     ...
> and about 10 more, all involving CP850 (the "standard" DOS codepage,
> presumably).  Now, obviously I've misconfigured something (iconv?),
> either at compile time or at run time.  Do I need to recompile to fix
> this, or is it something I need to do in the smb.conf or other
> control file?
> I don't really care about character conversions - I'm happy to let
> Samba do whatever the "default" thing is, if I could just get it to
> shut up.
> Any ideas?
Install libiconv first (either from source or from a package as 
delivered by sunfreeware.com), then configure --with-libiconv.



Jérôme Fenal - Consultant Unix/SAN/Logiciel Libre
Groupe Expert & Managed Services - LogicaCMG France
http://www.logicacmg.com/fr/ - <mailto:jerome.fenal AT logicacmg.com>

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