CRC-checksum failed in gzip

andrea crotti andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 12:58:10 CEST 2012


2012/8/1 Laszlo Nagy <gandalf at shopzeus.com>:
> On 2012-08-01 12:39, andrea crotti wrote:
>>
>> We're having some really obscure problems with gzip.
>> There is a program running with python2.7 on a 2.6.18-128.el5xen (red
>> hat I think) kernel.
>>
>> Now this program does the following:
>> if filename == 'out2.txt':
>>       out2 = open('out2.txt')
>> elif filename == 'out2.txt.gz'
>>       out2 = open('out2.txt.gz')
>
> Gzip file is binary. You should open it in binary mode.
>
> out2 = open('out2.txt.gz',"b")
>
> Otherwise carriage return and newline characters will be converted
> (depending on the platform).
>
>
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Ah no sorry I just wrote wrong that part of the code, it was
otu2 = gzip.open('out2.txt.gz') because otherwise nothing would possibly work..


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