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expat can be a pain.

It does not compile on Tru64 (Digital^WCompaq^WHP Unix on alpha), so effectively you cannot process XML with perl on Tru64.

Update: On Tru64 gcc is not recommended, the vendor delivers a C-compiler that is better than gcc. Perl is almost invariably compiled with the vendor suplied compiler (which is a bit pickier than gcc in adhering to standards and error checking). Thus some^Wtoo many OS projects are unavailable on Tru64 - but this is getting a bit OT.

XML::Parser 2.29 and earlier were supplied with a version of expat that compiles almost as many places as Perl, I have hung on to that version ;-)


In reply to Re: RE: RE: XML::Simple by htoug
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