(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)
gzread -- Binary-safe gz-file read
( resource zp, int length )
gzread() reads up to length bytes
from the given gz-file pointer. Reading stops when
length (uncompressed) bytes have been read
or EOF is reached, whichever comes first.
The gz-file pointer. It must be valid, and must point to a file
successfully opened by gzopen().
The number of bytes to read.
The data that have been read.
Example 1. gzread() example
// get contents of a gz-file into a string
$filename = "/usr/local/something.txt.gz";
$zd = gzopen($filename, "r");
$contents = gzread($zd, 10000);