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       Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed - Compressed data packets

	   use Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed;

	   my $data = 'serialized openpgp packets';
	   my $cdata = Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed->new(	Data =>	$data );
	   my $serialized = $cdata->save;

       Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed implements compressed	data packets,
       providing both compression and decompression functionality, for all
       supported compression algorithms	("Zlib"	and "ZIP"). This class uses
       Compress::Zlib for all compression/decompression	needs for both
       algorithms: "ZIP" is simply "Zlib" with a different setting for the
       WindowBits parameter.

       Decompressing a compressed data packet should always yield a stream of
       valid PGP packets (which	you can	then parse using
       Crypt::OpenPGP::PacketFactory). Similarly, when compressing a packet
       the input data should be	a stream of packets.

   Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed->new( %arg )
       Creates a new compressed	data packet object and returns that object.
       If there	are no arguments in %arg, the object is	created	with an	empty
       compressed data container; this is used,	for example, in	parse (below),
       to create an empty packet which is then filled with the data in the

       If you wish to initialize a non-empty object, %arg can contain:

       o   Data

	   A block of octets that make up the data that	you wish to compress.
	   As mentioned	above, the data	to compress should always be a stream
	   of valid PGP	packets	(saved using

	   This	argument is required (for a non-empty object).

       o   Alg

	   The name (or	ID) of a supported PGP compression algorithm. Valid
	   names are "Zlib" and	"ZIP".

	   This	argument is optional; by default Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed
	   will	use "ZIP".

       Returns the serialized compressed data packet, which consists of	a one-
       octet compression algorithm ID, followed	by the compressed data.

       Given $buffer, a	Crypt::OpenPGP::Buffer object holding (or with offset
       pointing	to) a compressed data packet, returns a	new
       Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed object, initialized with the data from the

       Decompresses the	compressed data	in the Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed
       object $cdata and returns the decompressed data.

       Please see the Crypt::OpenPGP manpage for author, copyright, and
       license information.

perl v5.24.1			  2009-12-10	 Crypt::OpenPGP::Compressed(3)


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