[Xerte] Re: Importing re-zipped LOs

Pat Lockley patrick.lockley at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 20 14:20:38 BST 2012

I think a while back Thomas had problems with "zips that weren't zips".

Could you share a rezipped one (via dropbox / google docs - not as
attachment) if possible?

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Simon Wood <WoodSN2 at cardiff.ac.uk> wrote:
> Whilst I can import LOs into our XOT install now (thanks to Pat's tireless efforts) I am encountering a problem with "re-zipped" LOs.
> If I import a LO that I previously exported, no problem. However, if I unzip that LO and then rezip it, it appears to import but when I try to preview or edit it, it is "empty". On the server the data.xml file is missing an the preview.xml file is 0B.
> I've tried using the zip built into OS X 10.6, and YemuZip which can produce a "PC Zip" ie clean of OS X resource forks. Neither work.
> Is anyone else having problem importing re-zipped learning objects? The reason I ask is because I was sent to LOs zipped together and to import them I need to split them out.
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