Subject: Re: cdrom extended names
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 05/20/1999 17:30:15
Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com> writes:
> I'm trying to read a cdrom meant for a win95 machine under -current.
> Everything except the extended filesnames is working. For example,
> the file "LocatorCodes.tab" shows up as "locato~1.tab". I'm assuming
> that the base "8.3" name really has that "twiddle 1" in it and the
> extended name is squirreled away elsewhere.
It's probably a Joliet CD. Joliet is MS's system for encoding
filenames beyond 8.3 and in other character sets. Unfortunately, I
don't think our code can interpret the Joliet extension bits yet.