2009/2/16 Mihai Donțu <mihai.do...@gmail.com>:
> On Friday 13 February 2009, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>> On Feb 12, 2009, at 2:50 PM, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> >>> accented letter to my freebsd box, the accented letter simply
>> >>> disappear.
>> >>
>> >> UFS supports 8-bit characters except for "/" and "\0", but you also
>> >> need to run a terminal with UTF8 support and use a correct font to
>> >> view such things.
>> >
>> > why? i use ISO-8859-2
>>
>> You've answered "why" when you state that you set up a locale which
>> supports ISO Latin-X charset.  If you are running in the default C/
>> POSIX locale, using the US-ASCII character set and a font that only
>> knows about 7-bit ASCII glyphs, then you won't get accented characters.
>>
>> > UFS doesn't deal with encoding at all, just store what you give
>>
>> That's right, which means you need to use filenames encoded in UTF8
>> rather than in arbitrary Unicode.
>
> UTF-8 is what we prefer these days, but the filesystem can handle anything
> that is ASCII compatible (like you said: Shift_JIS, EUC-JP etc.).
>
> Now, I assume Daniel was copying "filé.txt" from a non-UFS (Windows box,
> FAT32, NTFS etc) filesystem to UFS, because this is the only case I can think
> of and in which such a problem might appear.
>

I assume this is why scp and nfs worked on my example above, but samba didn't?

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