gzread

(PHP 3, PHP 4 , PHP 5)

gzread -- Binary-safe gz-file read

Description

string gzread ( resource zp, int length)

gzread() reads up to length bytes from the gz-file pointer referenced by zp. Reading stops when length (uncompressed) bytes have been read or EOF is reached, whichever comes first.

Example 1. gzread() example

<?php
// get contents of a gz-file into a string
$filename = "/usr/local/something.txt.gz";
$zd = gzopen($filename, "r");
$contents = gzread($zd, 10000);
gzclose($zd);
?>

See also gzwrite(), gzopen(), gzgets(), gzgetss(), gzfile(), and gzpassthru().


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