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Encoding type error with Dropbox Saver

Encoding type error with Dropbox Saver

ilangorajagopal
Explorer | Level 3

I'm using Dropbox Saver to upload mp4 files to my dropbox. When I call the Dropbox.save() method, I get this error:

 

"Error downloading https://dev.rocketium.com/videos/5640531e7e119dcc577857b0/resized/that-sea-the-gambler_1526882073332.... ed content encoding type. libcurl understands deflate, gzip content encodings."

 

How can I fix this?

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Re: Encoding type error with Dropbox Saver

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

This URL is returning the response header:

 

 

Content-Encoding: base64

 

This content encoding is not supported by the Dropbox Saver system, so you won't be able to use this as-is to save the file to Dropbox.

 

If you control the server, you can reconfigure it to not use this content encoding, and use deflate or gzip instead (or nothing). If you don't control the server, you may wish to ask the maintainers to change this. Alternatively, you would need to use a different host.

 

(It's also worth noting that 'base64' does not appear to be a valid Content Coding type for the HTTP spec.)

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Re: Encoding type error with Dropbox Saver

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

This URL is returning the response header:

 

 

Content-Encoding: base64

 

This content encoding is not supported by the Dropbox Saver system, so you won't be able to use this as-is to save the file to Dropbox.

 

If you control the server, you can reconfigure it to not use this content encoding, and use deflate or gzip instead (or nothing). If you don't control the server, you may wish to ask the maintainers to change this. Alternatively, you would need to use a different host.

 

(It's also worth noting that 'base64' does not appear to be a valid Content Coding type for the HTTP spec.)

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