When you extract .zip file and .z file in aix and you get the error:
unzip archive.zip Archive: archive.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found.
First try to check if the file is a valid zipfile with:
Or you can try to use the od tool:
od -x archive.zip|more
Solution 1: check filename
Remeber that the filename must end in an extension with a cap-Z, i.e. sample.file.Z. If your file does not, rename it and try the uncompress. Other tools will required different filenames:
- uncompress needs a file called sample.file.Z
- gunzip needs a file called sample.file.gz
- unzip needs a file called sample.file.zip
Solution 2: Using unzip
Download the unzip tool and try to use the downloaded tool.