[Samba] Character in file names are dispalyed wrong

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri May 19 16:10:09 GMT 2006

On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 10:08:40AM +0200, Dr.Peer-Joachim Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> we are running here in some trouble with file names.
> So under unix files are name and displayed corretly.
> Something like "aa_12:00"
> I don't like it with "space" and ":" , but it's
> generate from some software..
> Anyway under Unix the name is displayed correctly,
> but samba is showing something different "_NID69~9"

The file name has a colon : character in it which is illegal
under Windows. Samba has to mangle the filename to make it
into something legal for Windows to display.


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