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In CGI will be with you, always, I used the content of CGI.pm to extract all four letter bits from it. I took care of line endings using chomp. Still, on different platforms, with the same version of CGI.pm, I get different results.

Why is it that the same version of CGI.pm is different on different platforms? For further checking:

$CGI::VERSIONPerl -varchOS Platform/versionMD5 hash
2.425.005_02aixAIX/4.2.1be77c9224712d83138b6f6d020ce8101
2.465.005_03i386-freebsdFreeBSD/4.1.1-RELEASE342fae436d4d6a746a20bbbc1f2fceae
2.465.005_03i386-linuxLinux/2.2.19342fae436d4d6a746a20bbbc1f2fceae
2.465.005_03MSWin32-x86-object (ActiveState 522)MS-Windows/4.10.1998,P903d4ad8e2d17990437c999eef9490c3
2.495.005_02i386-freebsdFreeBSD/2.2.7-RELEASE557ca05ecd1f419f54b91018974adcff
2.565.6.0i386-linuxLinux Mandrake/2.2.14-15mdk94ecf90cf567e9435a3db89ef50a72b7
2.565.6.0i386-openbsdOpenBSD/2.719c66694aa19632c51c8802782076cb5
2.745.6.0 MSWin32-x86-multi-thread (ActiveState 620)MS-Windows/4.10.1998,P355fc673032bedeb3cc0cb042738af22

Naturally, this calculus has problems, since line endings do vary between Win32 and Unix... But still, there are differences. Why?

Update: So I am stupid. tye suggested to use diff, which showed me the differences: some hardcoded globals, like $TempFile::TMPDIRECTORY do change between OSes...

Tool used: perl -p0777MDigest::MD5=md5_hex -e '$_=md5_hex$_'


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