|03-22-2011, 11:06 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: sony reader prs-650
Error creating an epub catalog
I get this error when trying to create an epub catalog. Same thing for a MOBI. I can make one that is CSV without issue. I really would like to make one that is an EPUB. Do I have a wrong setting?
calibre, version 0.7.50 ERROR: Conversion Error: <b>Failed</b>: Generate catalog Generate catalog Sections: Authors, Titles, Series, Genres, Recently Added, Descriptions Catalog_EPUB_MOBI(): Generating epub for sony in GUI environment connected_device: 'None' book count: 10917 opts: authorClip: 100 catalog_title: u'Entire Catalog Listing' connected_kindle: False descriptionClip: 380 exclude_book_marker: u':' exclude_genre: u'\\[.+\\]' exclude_tags: u'~,Catalog' header_note_source_field: '' merge_comments: '::True' output_profile: 'sony' read_book_marker: u'#date_read:+' search_text: None sort_by: None sort_descriptions_by_author: True sync: False thumb_width: '1.00' wishlist_tag: u'Wishlist' Python function terminated unexpectedly File is not a zip file (Error Code: 1) Traceback (most recent call last): File "site.py", line 103, in main File "site.py", line 85, in run_entry_point File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\worker.py", line 110, in main File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 68, in gui_catalog File "site-packages\calibre\library\catalog.py", line 5070, in run File "site-packages\calibre\library\catalog.py", line 1033, in __init__ File "site-packages\calibre\utils\zipfile.py", line 734, in __init__ File "site-packages\calibre\utils\zipfile.py", line 755, in _GetContents File "site-packages\calibre\utils\zipfile.py", line 767, in _RealGetContents calibre.utils.zipfile.BadZipfile: File is not a zip file
|03-23-2011, 07:52 AM||#2|
Comparer of the Ephemeris
Join Date: Mar 2009
First, It appears that you have a corrupt cover thumbnail file.
Open the Preferences dialog, then Advanced|Miscellaneous|Open calibre configuration directory. Find and delete the the caches/catalog/thumbs.zip file.
Second, while you may be able to build a catalog of 10,000 books, it is unlikely to be usable on your Sony. If you want a listing of your entire 10,000 book catalog, try building with a subset of the sections. For example, you could include only the 'Books by Author' and 'Books by Title' sections.
When building very large catalogs, the Descriptions section takes the most time, and generates the majority of the size.
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