[Samba] Samba 3.02 with dos filenames

Jason C. Waters jwaters at h2os.com
Tue Feb 17 14:51:22 GMT 2004

Well I understand they are the same but from a command prompt in windows 
they are different.  I can cd f:\applications, but not f:\applic~1.  It 
works both ways on a windows share, so I know its something from samba.  
Any ideas?

TeeCee wrote:

>Hi Jason,
>Tuesday, February 17, 2004, 3:02:59 PM, you wrote:
>JCW> I have a directory that holds information in a shared directory.  Its
>JCW> f:\applications.  The program thinks its under f:\applic~1 (which is the 
>JCW> same directory, it works on a windows share).  I've tried everything to 
>JCW> get this to work.  I've set the mangled names = yes and mangled case = 
>JCW> yes, on that share,  but nothing seems to work.  What am I missing?
>Old DOS-alike programs should see the long filenames as f:\applic~1,
>but if they are working than do not make any problem with it.
>>From command line (I believe that a program that uses that
>ininformation was made by a program) there are two ways to reach a
>long-named directory, eg: c:\progra~1\program\run.exe or "c:\program
>files\program\run.exe" (note the double quotation marks: they're
>required if You use long-named dir/file names). They are equals!
>Search the problem only if You have something wrong in function.
>BYE: TeeCee :o)
>Sorry for my English ,-)

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