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coskel
Level 7

Manifest file fails after edits

Revisiting creating a new channel, first time since 2016.

Using Visual Studio Code with the Brightscript extension installed.

I have downloaded the sample files from Git hub to play around with, if I edit any of them, repackage as a zip and side load, they fail.

Only trying basic edits to text at this point.

sideloading the clean sample channels, works, just not after any edits.

Do I need to save them as a specific file extension?

Thanks in advance.

Channels: Go Live Sports Cast/Spectrum Audiobooks
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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necrotek
Level 11

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

Have you opened up the zip and made sure that the manifest is included in the zip? and in the top level. What is the error message?

coskel
Level 7

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

yep, its definitely there.

Error is:

Application Received: 414389 bytes stored.
 

Install Failure: No manifest. Invalid package.

Channels: Go Live Sports Cast/Spectrum Audiobooks
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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necrotek
Level 11

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

are you on an apple MAC computer? if you create the zip on a Mac it includes system files that can cause a zip to fail.

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coskel
Level 7

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

Nope, on a PC.

Channels: Go Live Sports Cast/Spectrum Audiobooks
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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necrotek
Level 11

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

Are you still having the issue or did you solve the issue?

How are you creating the zip?

 

when you open the zip you should see:

dir. components

dir. images

dir. source

file. manifest 

 

If the first thing you see is a directory with the name of the folder you zipped then that is incorrect format for the zip. The above structure needs to be in the root of the zip.

 

 

 

 

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coskel
Level 7

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

...and I'm an idiot. It's been so long since I created one of these, forgot that step.

SIGH.

Sorry to waste your time. Many thanks for getting back to me, though. I really appreciate it.

Kel

Channels: Go Live Sports Cast/Spectrum Audiobooks
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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necrotek
Level 11

Re: Manifest file fails after edits

No worries, happy to help with even the simplest of problems when I can.  

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