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authorMaciej S. Szmigiero <mail@maciej.szmigiero.name>2016-03-22 14:25:30 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-03-22 15:36:02 -0700
commit38739380683795354b3f0f1a1e80614e311b8617 (patch)
tree0b797df2422ac523740b303470049f50ce34cba9 /Documentation
parentx86/compat: remove is_compat_task() (diff)
fat: add config option to set UTF-8 mount option by default
FAT has long supported its own default file name encoding config setting, separate from CONFIG_NLS_DEFAULT. However, if UTF-8 encoded file names are desired FAT character set should not be set to utf8 since this would make file names case sensitive even if case insensitive matching is requested. Instead, "utf8" mount options should be provided to enable UTF-8 file names in FAT file system. Unfortunately, there was no possibility to set the default value of this option so on UTF-8 system "utf8" mount option had to be added manually to most FAT mounts. This patch adds config option to set such default value. Signed-off-by: Maciej S. Szmigiero <mail@maciej.szmigiero.name> Acked-by: OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
index 223c32171dcc..cf51360e3a9f 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
@@ -56,9 +56,10 @@ iocharset=<name> -- Character set to use for converting between the
you should consider the following option instead.
utf8=<bool> -- UTF-8 is the filesystem safe version of Unicode that
- is used by the console. It can be enabled for the
- filesystem with this option. If 'uni_xlate' gets set,
- UTF-8 gets disabled.
+ is used by the console. It can be enabled or disabled
+ for the filesystem with this option.
+ If 'uni_xlate' gets set, UTF-8 gets disabled.
+ By default, FAT_DEFAULT_UTF8 setting is used.
uni_xlate=<bool> -- Translate unhandled Unicode characters to special
escaped sequences. This would let you backup and