[Samba] mac osx : files automatically renamed

Matthew Easton info at sublunar.com
Wed Mar 9 01:44:57 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 08 March 2005 01:24, Stéphane VERGNAUD wrote:
> Hi,
> On a Linux server (Mandrake 10 distribution), I installed Samba server
> 3.0.10.
> The clients are all Mac OS X 10.3
> Word files are automatically renamed when the user save the file.
> Does someone already heard about this weirdness ?
> Thanks
>     Stéphane

Some example renames may help.  I'm betting the issue is related to handling 
of certain characters like / ? ! " and accents in Macintosh versus Windows 
file naming conventions.  Or perhaps the Mandrake box and the Macintosh 
clients have different nationalization settings.

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