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Phar::canCompress

Returns whether phar extension supports compression using either zlib or bzip2 ()
bool Phar::canCompress ( [int type] )

This should be used to test whether compression is possible prior to loading a phar archive containing compressed files.

Parameters

type

Either Phar::GZ or Phar::BZ2 can be used to test whether compression is possible with a specific compression algorithm (zlib or bzip2).

Return Values

TRUE if compression/decompression is available, FALSE if not.

Examples

Example 1797. A Phar::canCompress() example

<?php
if (Phar::canCompress()) {
   echo
file_get_contents('phar://compressedphar.phar/internal/file.txt');
} else {
   echo
'no compression available';
}
?>