File Name changes across Samba
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 8:33 PM, NoOp <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 03/24/2009 01:56 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
>>> So here's the question: anyone know why the '?' in the file name would
>>> cause samba to change to 'FYL228~4.EML'?
>> Not really, but it sounds like some quirk in a 8.3
>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8.3_filename) algorithm. *The SAMBA list
>> (https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba) might give you a more
>> definitive answer.
> Thanks. I'll have a look & see what I can find out. This took me a bit
> by surprise as it's the first such file name that I've left as is with
> all the spaces and the '?' mark.
I've seen similar sharing Mac created files - they've got slashes or
colons in them and Samba mangles 'em like that.
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