[Samba] Conversion error: Illegal multibyte sequence

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Sep 10 11:44:39 MDT 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 09:48:57AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> It's an old, old check back from when SJIS and EUC were
> common multi-byte systems.
> SJIS especially has the property that the second byte
> can contain a value <127 as part of the 2-byte char
> set. So if CH_UNIX is set to a char set with such a
> property we can't walk it as bytes, but must see if
> a pair of values [0] (> 0x80) [1] (any value) can be
> converted into a valid multi-byte char, in which case
> we ignore it (otherwise we might look at the second
> byte value of ':' or something and consider it invalid).
> I thought about removing this and re-writing it, but
> it made my brain hurt (and might break some very old
> systems :-). So moving to next_codepoint() which checks
> the next char len without causing the conversion error
> messages seemed the simplest fix :-).

Thanks! +1 from me.


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