[Samba] Differnet display of filenames (samba 2.x <-> 3.x)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jul 5 16:23:53 GMT 2006

On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 11:23:52AM +0200, Dr.Peer-Joachim Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> we have moved our file services from an old samba 2.x (HPUX)
> to a linux box (SuSE SLES 9) running samba 3.x.
> Since this switching a couple of files containing ":" is
> no longer displayed correctly. The name is completely
> corrupted. Any hint ?
> It's displayed correctly under unix, and long names without
> this character are also display correctly ....

By design. Windows clients can't access such files
anyway, so we mangle them to 8.3 names and display


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