[Samba] Question about DOS 8.3 mangling files name
lizm at atlantekinc.com
Wed Sep 17 15:53:15 GMT 2003
>> Are there any patch from Samba Server to solve this incompatibility?
> No, the hash we use is better than the Windows one (less collisions).
I recently switched to using Samba as our PDC and for our file sharing
where I work. This includes a share which we moved from a Windows
server for an ERP system that does not handle long file names, and has
the names written into data fields the way Windows hashes them. I
realize the advantages to the way Samba does the hash, but I was
wondering what it would take to make this fully compatible. For
instance, can you point me in the correct direction to modify the Samba
2.2 code so it mangles names the same way as Windows would? We are
also pursuing the makers of the software to see if they can leap into
this century and support long file names.
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