[SOLVED] Reqwest crate response is invalid

I’ve been trying to download a simple zip file from a website using the reqwest crate.


But whenever I try to read the payload, I get an extra 32957 bytes in the binary, and thus a checksum error

Error { kind: Io(Custom { kind: InvalidData, error: StringError("CRC32 mismatched: value=3696103308, expected=3723158783") }), url: None }'

As a guide, I’m trying to replicate this piece of python code: fx

I suspect I’m using the reqwuest api incorrectly, but can’t see an obvious incantation mistake

Fixed. Reqwest doesn’t automatically understand Deflate compression. Setting this using


Just in case others have the same issue