[Bug 1386] Inappropriate defaults in smb.conf

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Sat Jun 4 01:52:39 PDT 2005


alexander at linuxfromscratch.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |

------- Additional Comments From alexander at linuxfromscratch.org  2005-06-04 02:52 -------
Addressing the technical question first. 
> "Needs to be for US locales also" 
Yes. Testcase: try creating an empty file named "éditeur.txt" in Windows 2000 
Professional (note the accented character) and sharing it. "éditeur.txt" is a 
valid ISO-8859-1 string, and thus a valid filename in Linux in 
en_US.ISO-8859-1 locale. Now try downloading it using smbclient when there is 
no "unix charset" in smb.conf. You will end up with a file named éditeur.txt, 
which is certainly wrong. Now try with "unix charset = ISO-8859-1" and see the 

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