Error from zipfile

Wesley Brooks wesbrooks at
Tue Jul 1 17:38:23 CEST 2008

Dear Users,

I'm having a problem when trying to move script from Linux to Windows.
A zipfile opperation is failing with the message:

"BadZipFile: File is not a zip file"

I have a simple scripts that reads a zip file in the same way as any
other file into a string, then sends it across to a network where it
is saved as perusual into a file, then read in and processed by
zipfile. I've tried adding the flag to allow 64 bit and even using
uncompressed zip files. Niether fixes the problem.

The zip file and contents were created on linux. To be certain that
was not the issue I have emptied the zip file, created a new one,
opend all the files in wordpad and saved them, then put the contents
into the new file. Still no joy.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. On linux I'm running python 2.5
and on windows it is 2.4.


Wesley Brooks.

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