Our application has a command-line API interface for convenient access via shell/console. It used to output API result data in YAML:
# /c/sbin/spanel api --yaml File list --account steven --volume data --dir /public
I'm not terribly happy with the state of Perl/CPAN support for the INI file format.
I have this requirement of modifying php.ini files programmatically from Perl like: set register_globals to On/Off, add/remove some extension (via the extension=foo lines), adding/removing some functions from the disabled_functions list, etc. So I would like to find a CPAN module that can just set/unset a parameter and leave formatting/comments alone as much as possible.
Turns out that among a dozen or so of INI modules on CPAN, a few of them do not do writes at all (e.g. ="http://search…
After doing this post on comparison of Perl serialization modules, I intended to continue with other comparisons, and even thought on setting up a wiki or creating/maintaining a section on the Official Perl 5 Wiki, which already has a Recommended Modules section, although there is not much comparison being written for each recommendation. (Btw, I just noticed a change of domain for the Wiki, from perlfoundation.org to…