The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 775
Japanese share names wrong format
Last modified: 2005-08-24 10:16:09 UTC
We're using the Samba client 3.0.0 API to get file server access. We have some
Japanese Win2k servers that we test with. This server has some share names
that are in Japanese. When I call cli_RNetShareEnum against this server, the
names passed to my enum function are in the Shift_JIS character set. This is
even though the CAP_UNICODE capabilities flag is set after cli_negprot is
called. This causes the pull_ascii funtion to mash the names when it converts
from CH_DOS to CH_UNIX inside of convert_string.
For files with Japanese names, the Samba API properly passes the names in
To summarize, there's actually two problems:
1. The Unicode flag is set even though the share names are in Shift_JIS.
2. The names get mashed under the convert_string function hierarchy using the
internal character conversion routines (utf8_pull, etc.).
We do not have ICONV (or GICONV) support compiled in.
I searched bugzilla for anything relating to this but found nothing.
I was able to get around this by using the RPS NetShareEnum call. RPC uses
Unicode. I don't have authority to change the bug status. Feel free to close
it however you see fit.
closing. Lot of mb string work done since original
3.0.0 release as well.
sorry for the same, cleaning up the database to prevent unecessary reopens of bugs.