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Name resolution through WINS changes locale to 'C'

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10



  • Processes switch to the C locale
  • Processes do not recognise non-ASCII characters like à, á, â,ä, æ, ß as printable characters.
  • Files whose names contain non-ASCII characters cannot be accessed, processed or backed up.


SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

Update to samba-winbind version 3.0.24-2.23 or newer. A fixed version is included in Service Pack 1.


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  • Document ID:3783132
  • Creation Date: 05-Feb-2008
  • Modified Date:23-Feb-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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