[Samba] Character encoding mystery
slow at samba.org
Thu Apr 26 18:10:47 UTC 2018
On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:00:17AM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:
> I'm guessing this is compose character effect. MacOSX uses
> unicode "compose" characters to stich together an accent
> onto an existing chacter.
Precomposed vs decomposed that is (NFC vs NFD).
> I think MacOSX is the only system that uses this as standard.
macOS uses decomposed and it is iirc the only system that uses this.
> I think you should be able to fix this using iconv, although
> you might want to do this carefully on the server.
Björn's convmv is probably the better tool here.
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