[Samba] smbmount codepage/iocharset settings vs NT4

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Oct 30 22:36:59 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-10-30 at 23:32 +0100, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Hello Andrew,
> On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 09:16 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-10-30 at 23:08 +0100, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> > This will be smbclient correctly finding your 'display
> > charset' (localle) from the environment which the cifsvfs can't tell
> > from kernel space.  You should use UTF8 everywhere if possible.
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8. Setting display charset and unix charset to UTF8 in
> smb.conf does not solve this. 

Just for clarification, that is because the CIFS VFS doesn't read our
(userspace) smb.conf file, and smbclient didn't change because it was
already on UTF8.

> I'll consider filing a bug as Jeremy
> suggested. 

Sounds like a bug to me.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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