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I couldn't get 0.9.7 to install on Ubuntu due to the syntax error problem so I tried 0.9.8-rc1. That one installs correctly. I config'd it and it tested the keys successfully.
However I get SignatureDoesNotMatch when I try to create a bucket, list the contents of the bucket, or upload a file, just about anything basically. The only time it works is if I do 's3cmd ls'. That's it. I tried generating a new key and pasted that into the config but it didn't change anything.
I also tried changing a character in my secret key. This causes ls to fail. With the correct key ls works. This proves to me that the key is correctly entered into the config.
So I have no idea how to fix this. Any ideas??
Is there something special in the bucket name? Some non-us-ascii characters perhaps? Can you create a bucket with ascii-only character and numbers? Does that work? If it helps tell me what bucket name caused the problem, if it doesn't post the output of the failing command with --debug. Thanks
There was nothing special in the bucket name. But I followed your advice and tried a bunch of different names.
Here's what I found: it works fine as long as it's lower case. As soon as you have a capital letter in the bucket name it fails (403 forbidden / sig does not match).
Hope that helps.
As for me I'll be fine using all lower-caps for now.
Thanks for writing this app. Take care,
JFYI Access to upper case named buckets has been restored in s3cmd 0.9.8.4.