Storable alternativesby salva (Abbot)
|on May 17, 2013 at 11:16 UTC||Need Help??|
salva has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Are there any good alternatives to Storable?
I need a serializer that can be instructed to replace some inner objects on the fly just before serializing then using a callback.
Storable has the STORABLE_freeze and STORABLE_thaw hooks but they are not per-object but per-class and besides that, they are methods of the class, not something that can be controlled by the code calling the serializer.
I was thinking of extending Storable, but frankly, its code its one of the worst examples of code rot I have ever seen and so, my question.
update: an example of what I need to do: