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Alexandr Ciornii
December 14, 2008 06:49
Re: Storable
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I think your problem is that you in fact are not using Storable 2.15.
If you install modules with ppm, they go into 'site' directory. And
until AS Perl 5.8.8 build 820, it has lower priority than 'lib'.
There are several possible solutions:
1. (best) upgrade to latest 5.8.x (or even 5.10.0) Perl - 5.8.2 is 5 years old.
2. "Install" Storable 2.15 manually into 'lib' and retest. Or you can
use 2.18 from AS repository for 5.8.8 (search at, but it may not work with old Perl. You
can also ask somebody with Perl 5.8.2 and MSVC 6 to compile new
version for you.

2008/12/12 Jonathan Blaine <>:
> Hello,
> I recently found Storable (2.18) and immediately had uses for it.  My
> development station is running ActivePerl 5.10.0, and everything seemed to
> be working fine--
> until I attempted to read the file on our product servers, which are
> painfully stuck at Perl 5.8.2; the highest version I found via PPM (
> was 2.15.
> Although the documentation suggests that the older version should be able to
> read the newer version (assuming new features such as restricted hashes
> aren't used), whenever I attempt to do so, I receive an error indicating the
> version is higher than the module--

Alexandr Ciornii,

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