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Opens a bzip2 compressed file


bzopen

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.4, PHP 5)

bzopenOpens a bzip2 compressed file

Description

resource bzopen ( string $filename , string $mode )

bzopen() opens a bzip2 (.bz2) file for reading or writing.

Parameters

filename

The name of the file to open.

mode

Similar to the fopen() function, only 'r' (read) and 'w' (write) are supported. Everything else will cause bzopen to return FALSE.

Return Values

If the open fails, bzopen() returns FALSE, otherwise it returns a pointer to the newly opened file.

Examples

Example #1 bzopen() example

<?php

$file 
"/tmp/foo.bz2";
$bz bzopen($file"r") or die("Couldn't open $file for reading");

bzclose($bz);

?>

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