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NAME ^

BSON::Binary - Binary data for BSON

SYNOPSIS ^

    use BSON;

    my $bin = BSON::Binary->new([1,2,3,4,5,0x67,0x89], 0);

DESCRIPTION ^

This module is needed for BSON and it manages BSON's binary element.

METHODS ^

new

Main constructor which takes two parameters: An array reference with binary data and a data type. A string may also be passed as the first parameter, in which case it will be converted to an array ref.

    my $bin = BSON::Binary->new("classic\x20string\0", 0);

The different types are described in the BSON specification. A type is one of the following:

    0x00  Binary / Generic
    0x01  Function
    0x02  Binary (Old)
    0x03  UUID
    0x05  MD5
    0x80  User defined

data

Returns an array reference to the contents of the binary data.

type

Returns the type of the binary data per the BSON specification.

SEE ALSO ^

BSON

AUTHOR ^

minimalist, <minimalist at lavabit.com>

BUGS ^

Bug reports and patches are welcome. Reports which include a failing Test::More style test are helpful and will receive priority.

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2011 minimalist.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms as perl itself.

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