failure to convert book

Bug #1527697 reported by Arzina on 2015-12-18
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Bug Description

Hello,

When I try to convert from PDF to either EPUB or MOBI, I get the Failure to Convert book. Error details are shown below. Will appreciate your assistance.

calibre, version 2.46.0 (win32, isfrozen: True)
Conversion Error: Failed: Convert book 1 of 1 (The Game of Life ( & How to Play It ))

Convert book 1 of 1 (The Game of Life ( & How to Play It ))
Resolved conversion options
calibre version: 2.46.0
{'asciiize': False,
 'author_sort': None,
 'authors': None,
 'base_font_size': 0.0,
 'book_producer': None,
 'change_justification': u'original',
 'chapter': u"//*[((name()='h1' or name()='h2') and re:test(., '\\s*((chapter|book|section|part)\\s+)|((prolog|prologue|epilogue)(\\s+|$))', 'i')) or @class = 'chapter']",
 'chapter_mark': u'pagebreak',
 'comments': None,
 'cover': u'C:\\Users\\A\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_godong\\d3iiuk.jpeg',
 'debug_pipeline': None,
 'dehyphenate': True,
 'delete_blank_paragraphs': True,
 'disable_font_rescaling': False,
 'dont_compress': False,
 'duplicate_links_in_toc': False,
 'embed_all_fonts': False,
 'embed_font_family': None,
 'enable_heuristics': False,
 'expand_css': False,
 'extra_css': None,
 'extract_to': None,
 'filter_css': u'',
 'fix_indents': True,
 'font_size_mapping': None,
 'format_scene_breaks': True,
 'html_unwrap_factor': 0.4,
 'input_encoding': None,
 'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x0443B750>,
 '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_toc_links': 50,
 'minimum_line_height': 120.0,
 'mobi_file_type': u'old',
 'mobi_ignore_margins': False,
 'mobi_keep_original_images': False,
 'mobi_toc_at_start': False,
 'new_pdf_engine': False,
 'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
 'no_images': False,
 'no_inline_navbars': False,
 'no_inline_toc': False,
 'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.GenericEink object at 0x0443B950>,
 'page_breaks_before': u"//*[name()='h1' or name()='h2']",
 'personal_doc': u'[PDOC]',
 'prefer_author_sort': False,
 'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
 'pretty_print': False,
 'pubdate': None,
 'publisher': None,
 'rating': None,
 'read_metadata_from_opf': u'C:\\Users\\A\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_godong\\lizybu.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,
 'share_not_sync': False,
 '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,
 'toc_title': None,
 'unsmarten_punctuation': False,
 'unwrap_factor': 0.45,
 'unwrap_lines': True,
 'use_auto_toc': False,
 'verbose': 2}
InputFormatPlugin: PDF Input running
on C:\Users\A\AppData\Local\Temp\calibre_godong\dya84z.pdf
Converting file to html...
pdftohtml log:
Document has copy-protection bit set.
Document has copy-protection bit set.
Python function terminated unexpectedly
  PCDATA invalid Char value 11, line 10, column 13 (Error Code: 1)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site.py", line 132, in main
  File "site.py", line 109, in run_entry_point
  File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\worker.py", line 190, in main
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 31, in gui_convert_override
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 25, in gui_convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plumber.py", line 1051, in run
  File "site-packages\calibre\customize\conversion.py", line 241, in __call__
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plugins\pdf_input.py", line 50, in convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\pdf\pdftohtml.py", line 114, in pdftohtml
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\pdf\pdftohtml.py", line 126, in parse_outline
  File "lxml.etree.pyx", line 3032, in lxml.etree.fromstring (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:68121)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1786, in lxml.etree._parseMemoryDocument (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:102470)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1674, in lxml.etree._parseDoc (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:101299)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1074, in lxml.etree._BaseParser._parseDoc (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:96481)
  File "parser.pxi", line 582, in lxml.etree._ParserContext._handleParseResultDoc (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:91290)
  File "parser.pxi", line 683, in lxml.etree._handleParseResult (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:92476)
  File "parser.pxi", line 622, in lxml.etree._raiseParseError (src\lxml\lxml.etree.c:91772)
lxml.etree.XMLSyntaxError: PCDATA invalid Char value 11, line 10, column 13

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 status incomplete

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Incomplete
Arzina (abhanjee) wrote :

As per your request, please find attached the pdf with the problem.

Thanks.

Arzina

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
Arzina (abhanjee) wrote :

THank you.

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