BSON::Binary - Binary data for BSON
use BSON; my $bin = BSON::Binary->new([1,2,3,4,5,0x67,0x89], 0);
This module is needed for BSON and it manages BSON's binary element.
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
Returns an array reference to the contents of the binary data.
Returns the type of the binary data per the BSON specification.
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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.