[Samba] classicupgrade questions

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jul 10 10:38:12 UTC 2018

On Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:14:15 +0200
Harry Jede via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> > and givenName are not correctly displayed - there a question marks
> > in the names (in AD administration), every user (with national
> > c) After upgrade, national characters in (probably) user description
> > characters in their names) has the problem.
> >   Why?  
> # echo -n WmRlbsSbaw== | base64 -d ;echo
> Zdeněk
> If an attribute contain non ascii characters its value is base64
> encoded.
> The field separator in ldiff changes from colon to double colon.
> Maybe the migration is written by a native english (wo)man. 

It is my understanding that most of it was written by a native

> often do not think that "umlaute" and accents are used.

Probably, because we never use them, we just look at the word, mentally
remove the 'funny' marks and then pronounce it in English, this may
sound nothing like the correct pronunciation ;-)

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