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Re^3: using Archive::Tar

by ansh batra (Friar)
on Oct 05, 2011 at 07:21 UTC ( #929722=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: using Archive::Tar
in thread using Archive::Tar

what shall i do when i want to compress a FILE to .gz only? please reply asap!!!

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Re^4: using Archive::Tar
by Tux (Monsignor) on Oct 05, 2011 at 08:17 UTC

    For compressing a single file, why use perl? You could use gzip on the command line.

    If it needs to be in perl, look at Compress::Zlib. The manual has lots of info about gzip support.

    $dest = Compress::Zlib::memGzip ($buffer); $dest = Compress::Zlib::memGunzip ($buffer);

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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