[CentOS] CentOS 4.2 - Samba 3.0.10-1.4E.2 - Long Filenames Issue

Fri Feb 10 13:16:31 UTC 2006
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 09:57 +0100, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 16:10 +0000, Tom Brown wrote:
> > One would think so...
> > 
> > a lot of symbols in filenames cause hell...
> > 
> > /\?*&%$#@! will cause all sorts of headaches and of course Macintosh
> > users are used to typing anything including 'option' chars and 'control'
> > chars in filenames.
> Though the only forbidden chars in filenames are \0 and / on unix
> systems.
and the only forbidden on a Mac is : but Windows has a few more
forbidden characters and the OP was using Mac's with samba server.
Windows also chomps a name that ends with a space but Macintosh won't
and those files are untouchable to Windows users but this becoming a
universe when all are welcomed and their are some things that make it
easier for us all to do the Rodney King thing and get along. You'd be
surprised how many Macintosh users end their file names with a space.