[Samba] trouble with german special chars on smb shares

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jan 25 23:59:41 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 01:09, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> Nobody? Absolutely no clue? Need more info?

smbfs between two linux boxes is always doomed to this kind of failure. 
The character conversions are just too messy, and as smbfs is using DOS
codepages, not unicode, it just gets worse.

Either use the CIFS vfs, or just NFS.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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