gzread — Read a specified length of a compressed
string gzread(zp, Length);
int zp: File pointer
int Length: Number of bytes
Uncompressed string on success or NULL on error
If the file pointer is set to write this function returns
an empty string. This function is slightly different from
gzgets() in that gzread() returns the contents of a file
up to a specified length or EOF which ever comes first.
Reaching a new line does not halt output. As a companion
to gzwrite(), this function is able to read binary files.
PHP 3, PHP 4 >= 4.0b1
Example 1456. Read a
$string = "Hello Compressed world";
$gz = gzopen("myfile.gz","r");
$string = gzread($gz, 1024);
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