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Something really weird is going on...I have created a Perl CGI site and it has been up and running on multiple linux machines for a long time. But all of a sudden I have started receiving the following error in my a few of my apache error logs:

  • "XMLin() requires either XML::SAX or XML::Parser are /PerlApp/lib/"

The CGI files are all compiled using perlapp, and the following module versions for XML use:

  • XML::Simple 2.15
  • XML::Parser 2.34

I have completely removed all existence of my site and apache, and reinstalled everything but I still am receiving the same error. I can install onto another machine with the same installation script and everything works fine. There is something corrupt or misconfigured on the actual machine, but I thought XML::Parser did not depend on any physical libraries.

The only thing that I have found that works is a complete reinstall of the OS on the broken machine, but I really need to find out what is causing this issue to fix the other few machines without a complete OS install.

Does anyone have any ideas on what is causing this, or how I could get a working machine into this state?

Thanks in advance Monks!

In reply to XML::Simple -> XMLin() requires either XML::SAX or XML::Parser by tptass

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