[Samba] german characters and Samba 3.0

Stefan G. Weichinger monitor at oops.co.at
Thu Oct 23 06:06:33 GMT 2003

Hi, Andrew Bartlett,

am Donnerstag, 23. Oktober 2003 um 02:01 schrieben Sie:

AB> On Thu, 2003-10-23 at 09:36, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just upgraded my customerŽs servers to Samba 3.
>> Unfortunately in the former 2.x installation there was the wrong
>> character set/codepage configured (the defaults ...).

>> This is kind of scary because I backup them via Amanda ... so I have
>> the strange filenames on tape ... with characters I canŽt even type.
>> Would be pretty annoying to recover anything particular ...
>> What can I do about it ?

AB> Use a UTF8 terminal.  The characters have been recorded perfectly - but
AB> to see them, you should set your system localle to UTF8, and use a UTF8
AB> termainal.

Thank you for answering, I had some kind of a bad sleep thinking about
that. I just adjusted my Putty to UTF8 and the filenames look pretty

Best regards,
and once again my thanks for doing that nice work on Samba,

Stefan G. Weichinger
mailto:monitor at oops.co.at

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