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DBM_Filter::compress

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DBM_Filter::compress

NAME

DBM_Filter::compress - filter for DBM_Filter

SYNOPSIS

  1. use SDBM_File; # or DB_File, or GDBM_File, or NDBM_File, or ODBM_File
  2. use DBM_Filter ;
  3. $db = tie %hash, ...
  4. $db->Filter_Push('compress');

DESCRIPTION

This DBM filter will compress all data before it is written to the database and uncompressed it on reading.

A fatal error will be thrown if the Compress::Zlib module is not available.

SEE ALSO

DBM_Filter, perldbmfilter, Compress::Zlib

AUTHOR

Paul Marquess pmqs@cpan.org