character sets for file names on ufs?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu May 28 19:01:16 UTC 2009

In the last episode (May 28), Tom Worster said:
> what character set/encoding is used for file names in freebsd when i have
> a default ufs fs?

Whatever you want; ufs filenames have no assumed character set.  zfs
defaults to the same rules, but can enforce only valid utf8 filenames if the
"utf8only" property is set.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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