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Re: Serving UTF-8 via NFS to Mac OS X

On Sat, Dec 04, 2010 at 08:04:34AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> If OSX expects to send one octet string to the server and then get a
> different string back (because of, eg, composition changes), it is
> fundamentally broken.  Or is this about files created by non-OSX
> clients, or on the server underneath the NFS server, and then accessed
> from OSX?  In that case, yes, I blame OSX, for thinking filenames are
> character strings when they aren't.

The server is NetBSD, the files were created in an UTF-8 locale on
NetBSD, and a Mac OS X client tries to access them (using Finder).

I don't plan on changing the file names just so that the Mac is
happy. Is there another way to serve them without this trouble?

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