[Samba] known bug in samba: Re: Winbind user/group name case change

Linda W samba at tlinx.org
Thu Sep 18 18:00:01 MDT 2014

Linda W wrote:
> Besides, if you have xfs, you can always set it to be case insensitive,
> which would solve the problem for most home directories (only ascii 
> range, not utf8 which wasn't even around when xfs was designed).

This may be fixed in  the near future ... with xfs being able to ignore 
UTF-8 case, but preserve it.

Ben Myers wrote (2014/9/11):
> I'm posting this RFC on Olaf's behalf, as he is busy with other projects.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Unicode/UTF-8 support for XFS
> If the borgbit (the bit enabling legacy ASCII-based CI) is set in the
> superblock, then case folding is added into the mix. This normalization
> form we call NFKDICF. It allows for the creation of case-insensitive
> filesystems with UTF-8 support.
On top of that, xfs's unicode will be based dynamically on the current 
standard tables at:

cd fs/xfs/support/ucd
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/CaseFolding.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/DerivedAge.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/extracted/DerivedCombiningClass.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/DerivedCoreProperties.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/NormalizationCorrections.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/NormalizationTest.txt
wget http://www.unicode.org/Public/7.0.0/ucd/UnicodeData.txt
for e in *.txt
	base=`basename $e .txt`
	mv $e $base-7.0.0.txt

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