[vdr] VDR 1.5.3: UTF-8 vs. ExchangeChars()

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Jun 12 23:51:57 CEST 2007


On 06/12/07 23:09, Oleg Roitburd wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 17:46 +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> The function ExchangeChars() in VDR/recording.c converts characters
>> that can't be used in file names on Windows to "#XX", where XX is
>> the hex code of the character.
> 
> Sorry ... I don't understand and can't find any sence.
> If you export  for window, you make this with SAMBA. And you can
> configure share with UTF-8
> man smb.conf
> -------------------------
> unix charset (G)
>        Specifies the charset the unix machine Samba runs on uses. Samba
>        needs to know this in order to be able to convert  text  to  the
>        charsets other SMB clients use.
> 
>        This  is  also  the charset Samba will use when specifying argu‐
>        ments to scripts that it invokes.
> 
>        Default: unix charset = UTF8
> 
>  ------------------------------------------------------------
> you can drop VFAT part
> 
> Regards
> Oleg Roitburd

Well, that would be the optimal solution :-)

Any objections?

Klaus



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