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Date:   Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:56:57 -0800
From:   Jeremy Allison <>
To:     Gabriel Krisman Bertazi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 00/13] UTF-8 case insensitive lookups for EXT4

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 05:12:21AM -0200, Gabriel Krisman Bertazi wrote:
> Hi,
> In the past few months, I've been working to support case-insensitive
> lookups of utf8 encoded strings, primarily for EXT4, and then for other
> filesystems.  This RFC uses the awesome UTF8 normalization
> implementation done by the SGI guys in 2014, namely Olaf Weber and Ben
> Myers, but it, unfortunately, never went upstream.  That SGI effort was
> made of 3 versions of an RFC submitted to this list, and the last
> version was archived below:

Just want to say thanks a *LOT* for this work. It would significantly
help Samba and Windows interop. Now if we can only get the RichACL
patch into the kernel.... :-).



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