in reply to XML::Simple

I want a lightweight module to do easy stuff with config files, i read the above and tried to install LWP::Simple However, LWP::Simple depends on XML::Parser and Storable. I have Storable of course but XML::Parser needs a C library called "expat" which is not available as a stable debian package Ok ok sourgeforge is nice and I don't really mind building stuff from tar balls but "Simple"?? Not really