[Samba] Browse problem with non-english characters

WIm Bakker wim at unetix.nl
Thu Sep 4 08:39:55 GMT 2003


I did a test install with samba-3.0rc1 and encountered the following problem:
All directories containing files/directories with names that use non-english 
characters like :  ë ê é è , and so on 
where no longer browseable. Windows client would freeze on trying to access 
those directories. Only after I manually removed those characters and 
exchanged with standard english characters the directories would become
browseable again. The strange thing is that when the client would change
the character back then to the original non-english character it was allright,
the characters were recognizable and no browsing problems. What has changed
in samba-3.0rc1 as far as those characters are concerned?

Wim Bakker
UnetIX Linux Solutions BV

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