[Samba] samba & libiconv

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 3 14:43:42 MST 2009

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 09:45:37PM +0100, theHog wrote:
> Hi,
> I am building a NAS that only has a couple of SATA disks attached (no USB, no
> CD/DVD, no NFS, no ...). Since the available space for the rootfs is limited
> (only 8 MB), I'd like to omit libiconv because this library takes 875 Kbytes.
> The filesystem on the disks will be ext3. UClibc is built with WCHAR support.
> Can I build Samba 3.3.8 without libiconv and still have unicode filenames
> (russian, english, ...) displayed correctly in Windows and Linux clients?

No. Samba needs libiconv to do the utf8 <--> UCS2 translations for

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