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Re: nautilus samba shares



Forgot to add - I found a bug related to this issue
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=135003

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 22:24 -0400, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Kazimieras Vaina wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 22:04 -0400, Jim Cornette wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Kazimieras Vaina wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Hi all,
> >>>
> >>>I've just installed fc4 on x86_64 machine. I use gnome for my desktop.
> >>>
> >>>When I browse smaba shares with nautilus I see %20 instead of spaces in
> >>>files and directories names. This prevents browsing directories where
> >>>names contain spaces. Does anyone experience this problem ?
> >>>
> >>>Best regards
> >>>Kazimieras
> >>>
> >>> 
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>As far as I recall, spaces are represented by %20 and \ by %5C or 
> >>something similar. Usually the translation works when clicking on the 
> >>links. Best thing is to avoid spaces in directory and file names and the 
> >>\ character.
> >>
> >>I have downloaded items before and it would save the %20 in the file 
> >>names because of the person putting spaces in filenames. The files came 
> >>out like:
> >>My%20Favorite%20Music.mp3 instead of My Favorite Music.mp3
> >>
> >>Jim
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>Never put off till run-time what you can do at compile-time.
> >>		-- D. Gries
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >I have fc3 on the other machine installed. On that machine spaces are
> >represented by %20 only in nautilus address bar, but not in the "files
> >view". I when I copy a file - the name of copied file isn't altered.
> >While in fc4 I'm not even able to copy such file - nautilus says that
> >the file does not exist. This problem only appears only with smb shares.
> >
> >I suspect there is a bug in gnome-vfs2-smb or in nautilus. Is it a known
> >issue or should I file a bug report in bugzilla ?
> >
> >Kazimieras
> >
> >  
> >
> Probably filing a bug report would be wise. I have Samba running at 
> work. I did not notice this sort of problem. I avoid spaces in filenames 
> though.
> 
> Have you tried to use konqueror to connect to the shares? I know that 
> different factors are involved with using kde vs. gnome, but the 
> comparison might show similar failures or narrow it down to what you 
> described.
> 
> Are you using smb to connect to a windows share, linux computer to linux 
> computer or some other method.
> 
> I'll try SAMBA via linux computer to SAMBA share tomorrow. I usually 
> connect from a windows computer to the linux SAMBA shares. There is one 
> directory that has spaces in its setup that I can try.
> 
> Another question, are you using vfat, ext3 or another type of 
> filesystem? I have vfat, ext3 and ntfs that I can try to see if the 
> filesystem type makes any difference. Ext3 works out best when you have 
> 8 gig files to deal with. ntfs is not writable (safely) and vfat has a 
> limit lower than 4 gig.
> 
> I just noticed the arch difference. I have an i686 and your problem is 64 bit. Did you install an i386 version on your computer also? Can you see if it acts the same way with a 32 bit installation?
> 
> Jim
> 


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