[sf-perl] json and xs

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Wed Nov 20 10:31:45 PST 2013

JSON::XS is there because it turns out that even with a "simple"
format like JSON, processing it is complex and takes a lot of CPU.
How much work is it to get JSON::XS deployed to prod?

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 10:15:00AM -0800, David Alban wrote:
> i installed JSON to get very basic json capabilities.  we install non-core
> modules on a network attached storage device, and so they're usable by
> multiple hosts.
> i'm trying to update a homegrown module in production that we've been using
> in qa for a while.  it uses JSON and because of JSON::XS it is incompatible
> with some of the prod hosts that mount the filesystem containing our
> non-core modules.
> i suppose the best thing to do would be to reinstall JSON on our production
> nas (rather than simply rsyncing from the qa nas to the prod nas.
> i wonder why JSON depends on an architecture specific module.  isn't it
> just text processing?  perhaps it's a matter of optimization.
> thanks,
> david
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