Non Sucking YAML parser

David Cantrell david at
Thu Sep 14 13:09:17 BST 2006

On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 06:32:56PM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 17:26 +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> > One of my own projects has been stalled for about a year because of
> > frustration that I need to feed a struct to a socket and read a struct
> > back.
> > 
> > Thou shalt abjure etc the vile heresy that all the world's a VAX^W
> > C program.
> I do this sort of thing rather a lot. The exact solution depends on what
> sort of speed/portability/wrist-ache trade-off you want to make. But,
> even though gcc packed structure definitions seem to have settled down
> it still do it like this (ish E&OE) ...

I just found (actually, I think I re-found it because now that I look at
it it seems familiar) Convert::Binary::C which might help me.

David Cantrell

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