I believe this is the official source for DBLP (dblp computer science bibliography of the University of Trier, Germany).
I am having trouble unzipping the latest xml dump (2016-12-07). Since this file changes, here is a static file that I'm having trouble with as well: 2016-12-01 release.
In fact, the md5 doesn't even match up.
The md5sum specified in dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz.md5 is 57e3406f01fa64a260affaef129d4afd
On my mac, when I type "md5 dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz" I get a md5sum of 56903ba02acfcf46d0469565f14629b5
When I try to unzip it, I get an error
$ unzip dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz Archive: dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on the last disk(s) of this archive. unzip: cannot find zipfile directory in one of dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz or dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz.zip, and cannot find dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz.ZIP, period.
or gunzip it
$ gunzip dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz gunzip: dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz: unexpected end of file gunzip: dblp-2016-12-01.xml.gz: uncompress failed
The issue seems to be my download mechanism.
I had my coworker download and unzip the file and it worked on his machine. So I had him send me his zip file and I was able to unzip it. The md5sum also checks out on his download of the zip file.
So it turns out it has something to do with the way I'm downloading it.
I downloaded using Chrome 54.0.2840.98 (64-bit) I also tried downloading using curl 7.49.1
But methods resulted in a file that I could not unzip.
Anyways, problem solved for now. I'll just have my coworker download all my files from now on ;)