[Samba] mac osx : files automatically renamed
shobson-lists at colony.com
Wed Mar 9 08:05:28 GMT 2005
Matthew Easton wrote:
> > On a Linux server (Mandrake 10 distribution), I installed Samba server
>> 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 ?
>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.
Alternatively, Microsoft do some 'interesting'
things when saving files, and I've seen a number
of oddly named files left lying around on
fileservers (mostly Netatalk though) as a result
of Word having problems saving files.
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