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7.17.3 One-shot (de)compression

One-shot compression and decompression is provided through the compress() and decompress() functions.


compress( data[, compresslevel])
Compress data in one shot. If you want to compress data sequentially, use an instance of BZ2Compressor instead. The compresslevel parameter, if given, must be a number between 1 and 9; the default is 9.


decompress( data)
Decompress data in one shot. If you want to decompress data sequentially, use an instance of BZ2Decompressor instead.



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