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(RhetTbull) Re: TIE:: to a compressed file ?

by RhetTbull (Curate)
on Jul 22, 2002 at 23:15 UTC ( #184284=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to TIE:: to a compressed file ?

Take a look at IO::Zlib. I believe it'll do exactly what you want -- that is, tie a compressed file and treat it like an ordinary file handle (a la Tie::File). In your case, I wouldn't keep the large data record compressed AND use a compressed data file -- I don't see that it buys you anything. Just use IO::Zlib and compress the whole file.
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