Man Pages

PerlIO::encoding(3) - phpMan PerlIO::encoding(3) - phpMan

Command: man perldoc info search(apropos)  


PerlIO::encoding(3)    Perl Programmers Reference Guide    PerlIO::encoding(3)



NAME
       PerlIO::encoding - encoding layer

SYNOPSIS
         open($f, "<:encoding(foo)", "infoo");
         open($f, ">:encoding(bar)", "outbar");

         use Encode qw(:fallbacks);
         $PerlIO::encoding::fallback = FB_PERLQQ;

DESCRIPTION
       Open a filehandle with a transparent encoding filter.

       On input, convert the bytes expected to be in the specified character set and encoding to Perl string data
       (Unicode and Perl's internal Unicode encoding, UTF-8).  On output, convert Perl string data into the specified
       character set and encoding.

       When the layer is pushed the current value of $PerlIO::encoding::fallback is saved and used as the CHECK argu-
       ment when calling the Encode methods encode() and decode().

SEE ALSO
       open, Encode, "binmode" in perlfunc, perluniintro



perl v5.8.8                       2001-09-21               PerlIO::encoding(3)