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Re^2: Compressing Data On The Fly

by gaal (Parson)
on May 15, 2005 at 05:32 UTC ( #457167=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Compressing Data On The Fly
in thread Compressing Data On The Fly

And in reading,

open my $fh, '<:gzip(autopop)', $file or die $!; This transparently falls back on ungzipped where the file is not compressed. There's a warning in the docs about using it, but in many cases it's an excellent tool.

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