Joomla update fail!

As I’m a lazy so and so I use Joomla Updater by version 1.4.0 Written by Rahman Haghparast on my Joomla website.

Basically its a simple button to click on that then fetches either the core or patch (you get to choose) to /tmp then overwrites your current installation.

Its never let me down until this morning, there it was flashing away with “Click to update Joomla” however today I got “There was a problem fetching Joomla zip file was used for updating joomla core.

Error : ‘PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record signature’There was a problem updating joomla to the latest version”.

I’ve had a look on Google and yes there are lots of posts with PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT but I cant believe they are the reason as I’m using firefox, I doubt Joomla has a bad zip file, my hosting service has not changed anything.

What is strange is who make the updater is down or dead? Perhaps the updater module is at fault?


  1. kaatje says:

    I guess, because I’m experiencing the same thing here.
    We have to wait for a solution, I assume.

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