compress & decompress

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Mar 26 21:52:25 EDT 2015


On 3/26/2015 8:31 PM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> In my attempts to provide backups of databases, I have a sequence that
> gathers the commands and executes
>
>    open file outfile for binary write
>     write compress(theData )to file outfile
>
> Another routine has
>
>     put url infile into theData
>     switch
>        case infile ends with ".gz"
>           put decompress(theData) into theData
>           break
>     end switch
>
> I get
> stack "mcp": execution error at line 11923 (decompress: error during
> decompression), char 1
>
> On the attempt to decompress.
>
> If I instead open the file from the OSX finder, it decompresses correctly.
>
> There don't seem to be any options to affect this.
>

Is the file opened as a binary file?

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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