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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I had a look into zlib.h and was rather compelled till I saw the compress() function

    Any reason why you're not using Compress::Zlib [cpan.org] rather than zlib directly? Are you currently doing the work in XS, rather than in perl?

    • Any reason why you're not using Compress::Zlib [cpan.org] rather than zlib directly? Are you currently doing the work in XS, rather than in perl?

      Yes, this module is pure XS and doesn't contain any Perl-code save for the stuff created by h2xs. I would have probably skipped to Compress::Zlib if doing it within the XS part hadn't worked. But fortunately it was rather painless. :-)