Samba mounted XP Shares and files with "%20" in the filenames
drn_temp2 at rogers.com
Sat Aug 13 22:57:20 UTC 2005
On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 18:40 -0500, Justin Willmert wrote:
> %20 is the hexadecimal encoding of the space character (decimal ASCII
> number 32). The web uses hexadecimal codes for many of the character
> which hold special meanings in the HTTP protocol.
> As for how it will affect SMB, I don't know (I've never set up SMB before).
> Hope this helped,
> David Niemi wrote:
> > There was a thread a little while ago about fixing the smb mounted XP
> > shares that had file names with "%20" where all the spaces were but I
> > can't seem to find it or the resolution. I think it had something to do
> > with the character set or code pages selected, and I thought I kept it
> > but I guess I didn't.
Not quite, I'd like to know how to fix the character set used to make
reading the XP files less of a problem.
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