Bug 2822 - RDP shared drive name only support ASCII
Summary: RDP shared drive name only support ASCII
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: | rdesktop (deprecated) (show other bugs)
Version: pre-1.0
Hardware: PC All
: P2 Normal
Target Milestone: 4.9.0
Assignee: Peter Åstrand
Keywords: prosaic, thomas_tester
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-06-24 11:16 CEST by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2018-03-29 15:00 CEST (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Pierre Ossman cendio 2008-06-24 11:16:16 CEST
The names of shared drives are currently not converted to the correct character set, resulting in garbage at the Windows end. It also makes the share unusable (probably because rdesktop converts the bad name when the requests come back).

We should see if we can get non-ASCII shares properly supported, or at the very least make sure they work even if the name is distorted.
Comment 1 Karl Mikaelsson cendio 2017-12-12 18:02:31 CET

This commit has been vendor dropped into ThinLinc already. From what I can remember, non-ASCII share names are not supported, even though the RDP protocol documentation say that they are.

What more can we do here?
Comment 2 Pierre Ossman cendio 2017-12-19 13:30:55 CET
It doesn't seem like we can work around this limitation, so CANTFIX in that regard. But we can do a final check that drive names are properly converted to ASCII and work in the RDP session.
Comment 3 Henrik Andersson cendio 2018-01-24 12:12:48 CET
Tested with mounted directories named åäö and ËßƕД. Both mounting and reading and writing works in those mounted directories (with "garbled" names) from Windows 2008R2 and Windows 2016.

So at least it is functional.

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