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Help with Zip Encoding

Hi all

I am trying to use the read_dir function to no avail, it doesn't seem to matter what I do I can not get this to work.

Can someone take a look and let me know if it is something I am doing wrong (the whole thing seems pretty straight forward) or if this is a known issue and someone has a work around?

My code is as follows:

class Zipdownloader extends CI_Controller {

public function __construct()
function index()
  $path = 'files/test/';

$this->zip->read_dir($path, FALSE);

// Download the file to your desktop. Name it "backup.zip"

When I load the page I get nothing, just a blank page, no error or download, just nothing.

I have managed to get add_data working with no issues however this just won't play with me.

Your help is greatly appreciated I am very very new to CodeIgniter and have not worked with PHP in years, and am on a very tight deadline to get this working for my work.

You should use the download helper:


$path = base_url('files/test/');
// or
$path = site_url('files/test/');

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