[Samba] Translating end-of-line sequence

Daniel Barbar dbarbar at legato.com
Fri May 9 01:38:21 GMT 2003


	The message below was my first to the list, I'm not sure if it went through correctly, thus I'm sending it again. Any hints will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Daniel Barbar wrote:
> Hi,
>     Is it possible to have the Samba mount client ('mount -t smbfs'
> on Linux) do the translation between the Windows and Linux formats
> for the end-of-line sequence? We'd like to mount a Windows share
> (containing both Windows and Linux source code) on Linux and compile
> on it, but the some Linux tools (make, for instance) don't know how
> to handle the Windows like end-of-line sequence.
>     Running a script to do translation is an option we'd like to
> leave as the last one. Yes, I too would much rather have the file
> server on Linux, but this laboratory I'm working with is very
> Windows centric (it's even located in the Seattle area). Though I
> seem to remember from past searches a reference to a patch that
> implemented what we're looking for, I haven't been able to find
> anything current.
>     Thanks in advance for your time helping us with this. Regards,

Daniel Barbar

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