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Kitchen can't read KJBs from a Zip export

Note: This also applies to Pan and KTR files in Zip archives.

If you are trying to read a KJB file from a Zip export but are getting errors, you may have a syntax error in your Kitchen command. Zip files must be prefaced by a ! (exclamation mark) character. On Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, you must escape the exclamation mark with a backslash: \!

Windows:

Kitchen.bat /file:"zip:file:///C:/Pentaho/PDI Examples/Sandbox/linked_executable_job_and_transform.zip!Hourly_Stats_Job_Unix.kjb"

Linux:

./kitchen.sh -file:"zip:file:////home/user/pentaho/pdi-ee/my_package/linked_executable_job_and_transform.zip\!Hourly_Stats_Job_Unix.kjb"