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Old 01-03-2013, 03:37 AM   #1
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OPF contains invalid tours section


I am new to this and tried looking up the error in forum and couldnt find any thing.

I have a html file, a ncx and an opf. I was able to use kindleGen to make a mobi file.

I am trying to use Calibre here. I put all 3 files above in a .zip dir and imported it in Calibre. When i selected the convert to epub option I get following error. Can some one help me understand this?

Convert book 1 of 1 (My Test Ebook)
Processing archive...
Resolved conversion options
calibre version: 0.9.11
{'asciiize': False,
'author_sort': None,
'authors': None,
'base_font_size': 0.0,
'book_producer': None,
'breadth_first': False,
'change_justification': u'original',
'chapter': u"//*[((name()='h1' or name()='h2') and re:test(., '\\s*((chapter|book|section|part)\\s+)|((prolog|pr ologue|epilogue)(\\s+|$))', 'i')) or @class = 'chapter']",
'chapter_mark': u'pagebreak',
'comments': None,
'cover': None,
'debug_pipeline': None,
'dehyphenate': True,
'delete_blank_paragraphs': True,
'disable_font_rescaling': False,
'dont_package': False,
'dont_split_on_page_breaks': False,
'duplicate_links_in_toc': False,
'embed_font_family': None,
'enable_heuristics': False,
'epub_flatten': False,
'extra_css': None,
'extract_to': None,
'filter_css': u'',
'fix_indents': True,
'flow_size': 260,
'font_size_mapping': None,
'format_scene_breaks': True,
'html_unwrap_factor': 0.4,
'input_encoding': None,
'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x10739e310>,
'insert_blank_line': False,
'insert_blank_line_size': 0.5,
'insert_metadata': False,
'isbn': None,
'italicize_common_cases': True,
'keep_ligatures': False,
'language': None,
'level1_toc': None,
'level2_toc': None,
'level3_toc': None,
'line_height': 0.0,
'linearize_tables': False,
'margin_bottom': 5.0,
'margin_left': 5.0,
'margin_right': 5.0,
'margin_top': 5.0,
'markup_chapter_headings': True,
'max_levels': 5,
'max_toc_links': 50,
'minimum_line_height': 120.0,
'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
'no_default_epub_cover': False,
'no_inline_navbars': False,
'no_svg_cover': False,
'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.GenericEink object at 0x10739e710>,
'page_breaks_before': u"//*[name()='h1' or name()='h2']",
'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
'preserve_cover_aspect_ratio': False,
'pretty_print': True,
'pubdate': None,
'publisher': None,
'rating': None,
'read_metadata_from_opf': u'/var/folders/y8/p3zj06tx5vldc56t_r9x029r0000gn/T/calibre_0.9.11_tmp_i1mJBM/4n7hvn.opf',
'remove_fake_margins': True,
'remove_first_image': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing': False,
'remove_paragraph_spacing_indent_size': 1.5,
'renumber_headings': True,
'replace_scene_breaks': u'',
'search_replace': '[]',
'series': None,
'series_index': None,
'smarten_punctuation': False,
'sr1_replace': None,
'sr1_search': None,
'sr2_replace': None,
'sr2_search': None,
'sr3_replace': None,
'sr3_search': None,
'start_reading_at': None,
'subset_embedded_fonts': False,
'tags': None,
'timestamp': None,
'title': None,
'title_sort': None,
'toc_filter': None,
'toc_threshold': 6,
'unsmarten_punctuation': False,
'unwrap_lines': True,
'use_auto_toc': False,
'verbose': 2}
Python function terminated unexpectedly: Document is empty, line 1, column 1
InputFormatPlugin: HTML Input running
on /var/folders/y8/p3zj06tx5vldc56t_r9x029r0000gn/T/calibre_0.9.11_tmp_i1mJBM/6jLsq7_plumber_archive/__MACOSX/epubExperiment/._product.opf
Parsing all content...
OPF contains invalid tours section
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Applications/", line 147, in main
return run_entry_point()
File "/Applications/", line 116, in run_entry_point
return getattr(pmod, func)()
File "site-packages/calibre/utils/ipc/", line 186, in main
File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/convert/", line 31, in gui_convert_override
File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/convert/", line 25, in gui_convert
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/", line 1009, in run
File "site-packages/calibre/customize/", line 239, in __call__
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plugins/", line 83, in convert
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/", line 1183, in create_oebbook
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/oeb/", line 69, in __call__
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/oeb/", line 118, in _read_opf
File "lxml.etree.pyx", line 2753, in lxml.etree.fromstring (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:54647)
File "parser.pxi", line 1578, in lxml.etree._parseMemoryDocument (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:82764)
File "parser.pxi", line 1450, in lxml.etree._parseDoc (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:81497)
File "parser.pxi", line 925, in lxml.etree._BaseParser._parseUnicodeDoc (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:77921)
File "parser.pxi", line 569, in lxml.etree._ParserContext._handleParseResultDoc (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:74488)
File "parser.pxi", line 650, in lxml.etree._handleParseResult (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:75379)
File "parser.pxi", line 590, in lxml.etree._raiseParseError (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:74712)
lxml.etree.XMLSyntaxError: Document is empty, line 1, column 1

First few lines of my opf file looks like this
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<package xmlns="" version="2.0" unique-identifier="uuid_id">
  <metadata xmlns:xsi="" xmlns:opf="" xmlns:dcterms="" xmlns:calibre="" xmlns:dc="">
    <meta name="calibre:title_sort" content="My Test Ebook"/>
    <dc:creator opf:file-as="Bravo Aevi" opf:role="aut">Bravo Aevi</dc:creator>
    <meta name="calibre:timestamp" content="2013-01-01T01:47:25+00:00"/>
    <dc:title>Beautiful Capoeira</dc:title>
    <meta name="cover" content="cover"/>
    <dc:contributor opf:role="bkp">calibre (0.9.11) []</dc:contributor>
    <dc:identifier id="uuid_id" opf:scheme="uuid">561a79df-b068-4ef6-81bc-e26edbd416cd</dc:identifier>
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