Bug 3766 - i18n does not work
i18n does not work
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: smbclient
3.0.10
x86 Linux
: P3 major
: none
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Reported: 2006-05-09 02:46 UTC by Scratchy
Modified: 2006-05-09 13:15 UTC (History)
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Description Scratchy 2006-05-09 02:46:22 UTC
I can't make one FC3 box to show international characters via Samba to another FC3 box. I can see everything correctly from a Windows XP onto Linux, and from Linux onto Windows XP, but not from Linux onto Linux. It didn't work out-of-the-box, documentation sucks, and whatever I found on Google didn't help, such as [samba.conf]:

	unix charset = utf8

and [mount.smbfs options]

	codepage=unicode,iocharset=utf8,unicode

What a shame! If any of you know how to do it, please share with the masses.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2006-05-09 08:20:07 UTC
First, you are referring to smbfs and not smbclient.
We are not the maintainers of smbfs.

Second, smbfs is unmaintained from what I understand.
You should try the cifs fs and perhaps subscribe to the linux-cifs-client@samba.org list.
Comment 2 Scratchy 2006-05-09 12:29:13 UTC
My dear friend, don't just close the bug because you've eyeballed it. If the problem hasn't been fixed, leave it open so that other people can see it. By the way, "yum search cifs" returns "No Matches found" so I don't know what you are talking about.. Even if it's been fixed a gazillion versions ahead, but until the bits find a way to the end-users, it won't work for anyone except yourselves.
Comment 3 Jeremy Allison 2006-05-09 13:12:12 UTC
What part of "we don't support smbfs" don't you get. This is not our bug. It's not in a Samba product, it's not in CIFS/SMB software we maintain. If you want Linux kernel SMB/CIFS support use Steve French's (fully supported) CIFSFS module.
Jeremy.
Comment 4 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2006-05-09 13:15:14 UTC
See http://linux-cifs.samba.org/ for Steve's client.