[Samba] Windows special chars in filenames, cannot access files
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 27 04:01:01 GMT 2005
On Sun, 2005-09-25 at 18:18 -0400, Raymond Blum wrote:
> I am running Samba v3.0.20-2 on Redhat Linux.
> to get right to the point:
> THE PROBLEM:
> I am using mount with type=smbfs to mount a WIndows XP share. The
> share has filenames with special chars (the Registered symbol (r)) .
> This filename appears in Linux directory listings with a "r" in place
> of the (r) char. If I try to access the file, I get a "File not found".
> "ls -l" shows filename "XXXr.url"
> but if I try "cat XXXr.url" I get the msg "XXXr.url no such file or
> WHAT I HAVE TRIED:
> I have tried setting the dos charset and unix charset both to UTF-8
> with no results, likewise to the DOS default CP850
Try using the CIFS VFS, as it can really handle unicode, where this is
just another character.
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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