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From:
Paul Marquess
Date:
April 14, 2006 01:06
Subject:
[PATCH] IO::Compress::*
Message ID:
004f01c65f9a$3871eb30$2405140a@myopwv.com
This patch is mostly concerned with adding bzip2 support to
IO::Compress::Zip and IO::Uncompress::Unzip. Full change list below.


IO-Compress-Base
----------------

      * Transparent + InputLength made more robust where input data is not
        compressed.

IO-Compress-Zlib
----------------

      * Updated Documentation for zip modules.

      * Changed IO::Compress::Zip 'Store' option to 'Method' and added
        symbolic constants ZIP_CM_STORE, ZIP_CM_DEFLATE and ZIP_CM_BZIP2 to
        allow the compression method to be picked by the user.

      * Added support to allow bzip2 compressed data to be written/read
        with IO::Compress::Zip and IO::Uncompress::Unzip.

      * Beefed up 050interop-gzip.t to check that the external gzip command
        works as expected before starting the tests. This means that
        this test harness will just be skipped on problematic systems.

      * Merged core patch 27565 from Steve Peters. This works around a
        problem with gzip on OpenBSD where it doesn't seem to like
        compressing files < 10 bytes long.

Paul

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