[Samba] Mapping a network drive to a Windows Drive Letter

Rashid N. Achilov achilov-rn at askd.ru
Thu Jan 18 03:59:11 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 17 January 2007 16:37, stuart.jamieson at dstintl.com wrote:

> Some developers edit files using "windows editors"  and when they then copy
> them to the  Windows Drive Letter  which is mapped to a Unix machine, the
> resultant file  is full of  ^M  characters..... build breaks..... and so on
> Until now we have been telling users to run "dos2unix"  beforehand,  but
> somebody told me  that "Samba"  can handle this if properly configured ?
> Is this possible ?    If so can somebody please help me  ?

For Samba it's impossible. But you can use any editors with auto or manual 
detection line ends (i.e. UltraEdit - that's programmer's dream :-) )
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