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Ceri Davies ceri at
Mon Jul 7 12:50:22 PDT 2003

The following reply was made to PR kern/53987; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Ceri Davies <ceri at>
To: FreeBSD Gnats Submit <freebsd-gnats-submit at>
Subject: Re: kern/53987: smbfs =?unknown-8bit?Q?can?=
	=?unknown-8bit?Q?=BF?= in name and some other
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2003 20:40:58 +0100

 Adding to audit trail, from misfiled PR kern/54057:
 Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 13:09:00 +0200
 From: Alex de Kruijff <freebsd at>
 Message-Id: <20030703110900.GH57410 at>
 References: <20030701212607.9EAA61A774 at>
  On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 03:26:07AM +0600, Dmitry Sukhodoev wrote:
  > >Submitter-Id:	current-users
  > >Originator:	Dmitry Sukhodoev
  > >Organization:	sputnik 
  > >Confidential:	no 
  > >Synopsis:	smbfs can't access to files with symbol ¿ in name and some other 
  > >Severity:	serious 
  > >Priority:	medium 
  > >Category:	kern 
  > >Class:		sw-bug 
  > >Release:	FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE i386
  > >Environment:
  > System: FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE #0: Sun Jun 8 20:44:16 YEKST 2003 root at i386
  > >Description:
  > trying to:
  > mount_smbfs -o ro -f 644 -d 755 -N -I -E koi8-r:cp866 //raven at file-srv/e$ /mnt/smb/fileserver
  > and mounted filesystem can't access to files with with non-standart symbols in name, same as ¿
  > >How-To-Repeat:
  > just mount and try
  > >Fix:
  I beleave that this is not a bug but a _feuture_. The SMB protocol just 
  isn't design to do this. The window partions also don't allow these

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