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Subject: Bug in Mac::PropertyList when plist files have comments (<!-- -->)
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 02:23:09 +0100
To: bug-Mac-PropertyList [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Thebert Sebastien <sebthebert [...] gmail.com>
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Hello Brian, first, I would like to thank you for all your work in the Perl community ! I tried your Mac::PropertyList module (version 1.33) on my Mac tonight and it fails with my /Applications/OpenOffice.org.app/Contents/Info.plist (attached file). By setting the PLIST_DEBUG, I discovered that the problem was the comments (<!-- -->) in the plist file. This bug could be fixed (not sure it is the best solution) by adding 3 lines (attached file): 394a395,398 Show quoted text
> elsif (s[^\s*<!--(.*?)-->][]s) > { > print STDERR "read_dict: comment '$1' found\n" if $Debug > 1; > }
Hope it could help to improve this module. Regards -- Sebastien Thebert
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This should be fixed in 1.32_01, which is on its way to CPAN. Instead of fixing the one case you noticed, I fixed it to ignore all comments.


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