[Samba] samba & libiconv
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Fri Nov 6 02:53:42 MST 2009
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From: Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE>
To: theHog <lists at t3i.nl>
Date: 05-Nov-2009 10:29
Subject: Re: Re: [Samba] samba & libiconv
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 09:49:02PM +0100, theHog wrote:
> > So, is the following correct?
> > - Samba 3 uses UTF8 on the filesystem side (read&write filenames) by
> > for linux filsystems (ext3, ext4, reiserfs).
> > - On the client side Samba translates filenames from the client encoding
> > UTF8 and vice versa.
> > - Modern linux distributions use UTF8 encoding
> > - Windows XP/Vista/7 uses ... UCS2 ?
> > - MAC OS uses ... UTF8 ?
> > And thus one does not need iconv unless Samba needs to write/read file
> > systems that have a filename encoding that is not built-in in Samba (e.g.
> > codepages, ISO-8859-15, etc.)
> Sounds right, although I'm not sure the build system allows
> this properly.
Samba 3.3.8 builds OK without libiconv. The build system gives a warning that
filename charset support is limited though.
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