Un-zipping file problem

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Hi all

Below is a bit of code that opens up and reads a
zip file.

I'm having trouble working out how to read in line
by line. The file I am unzipping is a CSV file and I
need to return each line so I can work on them

Any help would be great


$zip = zip_open("$filepath");  // << full path of the file
    if ($zip) {
   while ($zip_entry = zip_read($zip)) {
        if (zip_entry_open($zip, $zip_entry, "r")) {
          $buf = zip_entry_read($zip_entry, zip_entry_filesize($zip_entry));
          print "$buf<br>\n";  // << what to return each line so i can work
on it
        echo "<br>\n";

Re: Un-zipping file problem

Brian wrote:

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I'm not really familiar with the zip functions, but if $buf is the contents
of your file, you can use

  $lines = preg_split("/[\r\n]+/", $buf);

to populate $lines with the lines of your file.

If $buf is just a temporary buffer, you could do something like

  $contents .= $buf;

during each iteration of the loop, and the use preg_split() with $contents
after the loop has completed.

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