Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 122749
Samba is unable to read international characters in filenames
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:26:08 EDT
Because very important files for samba filename manglig (maybe for
non-ASCII characters only) are (wrongly) in package samba-client,
there are a big troubles with creating new files, entering
directories (with national characters) and so on.
This is a problem only when system contain only samba and samba-
common packages (without samba-client).
Move these files from samba-client to samba-common package please:
The command testparm is complaining about missing files too.
The problem is only with Win95 and Win98 clients. When client is
Windows XP or so, there is no problem at all (because XP using
Also the same problem has latest Fedora Core development package
I've built new samba-3.0.4 rpms that are currently going through QA.
If you want to grab a pre-release copy for testing, I put a copy at
Note that these have not yet passed qa, may not work, use at your
own risk, etc. :-) But do let me know how they worked if you try
An errata has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.