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(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL zip >= 1.0.0)

zip_entry_compressionmethodRetrieve the compression method of a directory entry


This function has been DEPRECATED as of PHP 8.0.0. Relying on this function is highly discouraged.


zip_entry_compressionmethod(resource $zip_entry): string|false

Returns the compression method of the directory entry specified by zip_entry.



A directory entry returned by zip_read().

Return Values

The compression method, or false on failure.


Version Description
8.0.0 This function is deprecated in favor of the Object API, see ZipArchive::statIndex().

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