Okay, I got the same exact error that everyone else did. I am the least technologically advanced person you'll ever meet, and so I need very specific, step-by-step instructions on how to make a work around. I went to my /wp-admin/link-import.php page, and absolutely nowhere on there was all of that code. It says:
Import your blogroll from another system
If a program or website you use allows you to export your links or subscriptions as OPML you may import them here.
Specify an OPML URL:
Or choose from your local disk:
No codes anywhere.
Can someone please help me out? Remember, simple step-by-step instructions for the technology-impaired. ;)
On a related note, I'm surprised this is an issue at all. I am porting from WP.com to WP.org, and so it seems like my blogroll would have ported along with everything. Is that going to be changed in an upcoming release? And if that isn't going to be changed, can I suggest that along with having an "import the blogroll" tab in the admin, that there also be an "export the blogroll" tab? The only reason I knew how to export was because of doing a search on here and finding another thread that said the webpage to go to, to find my XML file. Why do we allow imports if we don't have the ability to export (easily anyway)?
Okay, I'm all done whining now, I promise. :P My thanks for any help or light you guys can shed on the subject. :)