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Yet another xml::simple questionby sandcrawler (Initiate)
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sandcrawler has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Good day Monks! I guess work's just got my head so clouded now that I can't read between the lines of what the tutorials are trying to tell me so forgive me if this is a dumb question.
I'm using XML::Simple 2.18 with Perl 5.8.8.
I'm trying to read a conf file, perform some stuff, and then in the conf file keep track of the last time I executed my code.
My XML looks like
DATE above should be epoch time. my simplified perl is
My code runs fine up till I try to write out the update. I get
Can't use string ("1") as a HASH ref while "strict refs" in use at line foo
Thanks in advance for the forthcoming enlightenment!