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bzdecompress

(PHP 4 >= 4.3.3, PHP 5)

bzdecompress -- Decompresses bzip2 encoded data

Description

mixed bzdecompress ( string source [, int small] )

bzdecompress() decompresses the given string containing bzip2 encoded data.

Parameters

source

The string to decompress.

small

If TRUE, an alternative decompression algorithm will be used which uses less memory (the maximum memory requirement drops to around 2300K) but works at roughly half the speed.

See the bzip2 documentation for more information about this feature.

Return Values

The decompressed string or number of error in case of error.

Examples

Example 1. Decompressing a String

<?php
$start_str
= "This is not an honest face?";
$bzstr = bzcompress($start_str);

echo
"Compressed String: ";
echo
$bzstr;
echo
"\n<br />\n";

$str = bzdecompress($bzstr);
echo
"Decompressed String: ";
echo
$str;
echo
"\n<br />\n";
?>

See Also

bzcompress()